The Justice 1 committee of the Scottish Parliament published its report on what had become known as the Shirley McKie affair on15 February 2007 (full text at

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/committees/justice1/reports-07/j1r07-03-vol1-00.htm).  The factual background to a deeply puzzling business is most lucidly set out in an opinion of Lord Hodge in McKie v Scottish Ministers [2006] CSOH 54, 2006 SC 528, paras 6-15:

[6]       The pursuer [Shirley McKie] was formerly a detective constable in Strathclyde Police. When in January 1997 a lady named Marion Ross (the deceased) was found murdered in her home in Kilmarnock