A 16-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with murdering Bailey Gwynne, who was stabbed at an Aberdeen secondary school.
Bailey, 16, was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the incident at Cults Academy at about 1.30pm on Wednesday, but he died a short time later.
The accused, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Friday afternoon.
The 16-year-old, from Aberdeen, was charged with murder when he appeared on petition before a sheriff.
The accused made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody, the Crown Office confirmed.
The case was committed for further examination and the teenager is expected to return to court on November 6.