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Scottish actor Ford Kiernan's son found dead

1/8/2014

The 12-year-old son of Scottish actor Ford Kiernan has been found dead. Sonny Kiernan's body was discovered at his parents' home in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday night (06Jan14). Police are now investigating the death, which is being treated as "unexplained". A spokesperson for Police Scotland says, "Police received a report of the death of a 12-year-old boy in... Glasgow. "A post mortem examination will be carried out in due course to establish the exact cause of death. The death is currently being treated as unexplained and inquiries are continuing." Kiernan is best known in his native Scotland for TV comedies Still Game and Chewin' the Fat, and has appeared in films including Carla's Song and Gangs of New York. The 51 year old was nominated for a Scottish BAFTA for his turn in crime drama The Field of Blood: The Dead Hour last year (13).

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