After his execution, James' body was left hanging at the south end of the Ballachulish Ferry for eighteen months as a warning to other clans with rebellious intentions. Over those months, Stewart's body was beaten and battered by winds and rain. As it eventually detereorated, the skeletal remains were held together with chains and wire.
Travel: In Search Of. Murder in Appin ; It May Have Happened 250 Years Ago, Says Simon Heptinstall, but an Unsolved Death Still Casts Shadows over a Scottish Loch
Jun 02, 2002; Why would anyone care about a murder that happened 250 years ago? The Appin Murder is not simply Scotland's most famous unsolved...