Pictured: A 19-year old is scheduled to appear at court in the case of a devout couple who were both 73 years old and found deceased in their house on Boxing Day.

  • Mary Fell and Denis Fell (both 73), were both found dead in their Livingston home.
  • After a sudden death, the couple was found on Boxing Day
  • Tomorrow, a 19-year old will appear before the court to discuss the tragic incident.

Two elderly couples were killed in their home by a burglary on Boxing Day. A teenager will be appearing in court tomorrow to discuss the incident.

Mary Fell and Denis Fell were 73 years old.

The OAPs were seen smiling at one another in a moving picture released today.

Cops described the incident as a “contained incident”.

Police Scotland reported that they were notified of the sudden death in a Raeburn Rigg home, Livingston (West Lothian) late Sunday night.

Police have arrested and charged a 19-year old man. He will be appearing at Livingston Sheriff Court tomorrow. His name and the charges have not yet been revealed by police.

Denis and Mary Fell, both 73, were found dead at their home in Livingston, West Lothian

Mary Fell and Denis Fell (both 73), were both found dead in their Livingston home, West Lothian

The couple were discovered on Boxing Day after sudden death report made to police

Following a police report of sudden death, the couple was found by their family on Boxing Day

The deaths were reported to officers at 11.40 pm on Boxing Day.

Neighbors were horrified to learn that Mrs Fell is a wheelchair user. They also had an accessible parking space for her outside.

One neighbor described Mrs Fell and Mr Fell as “very caring couples”.

She continued, “They truly were committed to one another.

‘You’d see Mr Fell pushing the wife in her seat to get into her car and being so caring about her.

Neighbours of the couple were in shock at their sudden death over the festive period

Their sudden deaths during the holiday period shocked their neighbors.

“They both were very kind, caring and friendly people.

“This shocked everyone living in this area.

“You may hear about these happenings, but you never know when it might be at your doorstep.”

Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team’s DCI Kevin Houliston stated that: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of Mr. Fell and those who were affected by this tragedy.”

“A continued presence might be observed in the vicinity as officers continue their inquiries, but this incident was contained and there was no threat to the greater public.”