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Peter Tobin cremation oven deep-cleaned & disinfected to avoid his ashes mixing with those of other dead people

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CREMATION staff deep-cleaned the oven used for Peter Tobin over fears his ashes would mix with those of other dead people.
One warning of “potential cross contamination” said: “No family will have cause to be concerned.”
Peter Tobin's cremation oven was deep-cleaned to avoid "cross contamination"3Peter Tobin’s cremation oven was deep-cleaned to avoid “cross contamination”Credit: PAMichael Hamilton originally wanted Peter Tobin's ashes to dispose of himself3Michael Hamilton originally wanted Peter Tobin’s ashes to dispose of himselfCredit: Michael SchofieldPeter Tobin murdered (left to right) Angelika Kluk, Vicky Hamilton and Dinah McNicol3Peter Tobin murdered (left to right) Angelika Kluk, Vicky Hamilton and Dinah McNicolCredit: PAThe dad of Tobin murder victim Vicky Hamilton hailed the decision to deep clean the serial killer’s crematorium oven.
Michael Hamilton, 72, said he was relieved to hear no care was shown  for the fiend after his cancer death, adding:  “It’s good they didn’t stick a monster like him in with normal people.”
Documents released to The Scottish Sun reveal the 76-year-old’s body was burnt “without a hitch” in Edinburgh and his remains scattered at sea.
His funeral took place in private after officials asked cops to approach his next of kin — who “declined in writing to make any  arrangements”.
Michael, who we told had begged prison chiefs for Tobin’s ashes to flush down the toilet, had wanted the beast to have as wretched an end as his beloved girl, 15, who he raped, strangled and cut in two.
The tormented father, of Falkirk, said of the cremation protocol: “It’s quite good of the authorities but as far as I’m concerned a s***e house cleaner could have easily sorted that one out.
“I didn’t think the council, the government, the police or the prison service gave a f**k about him. He was getting cremated and that was it.”
Tobin — who was serving a whole life tariff for three murders — died at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary on October 8  after becoming unwell at the capital’s Saughton nick.

The Scottish Prison Service, City of Edinburgh Council, Police Scotland and the SNP Government were all involved in organising the grim disposal.
Emails also show officials were worried that the cremation would attract onlookers and that a burial on council property could attract unwelcome attention.
In a message to the council on October 11, a prison service employee wrote: “Mr Tobin is register (sic) as a Roman Catholic but not practicing when in here.
“He did receive last rites from our Catholic chaplain 2 weeks ago.
“[redacted] will be off next week but is happy to be involved in any service beyond that. Mr Tobin expressed no views re burial/cremation that we know of.”
In their response, council staff said: “It would be acceptable and in the public interest to cremate regardless of any religious belief  the de- ceased may have had.
“This will ensure a burial site will not become a focal point in the future.”
The council has not said where the cremation took place.
But documents suggest it was carried out at Mortonhall, on the capital’s south side.
Officials planned for the procedure to take place “out of hours with the minimum amount of staff required on site” and the registration of death “immediately before”.
In an email to the Scottish Government, they said: “The cremator will be shut down immediately after the cremation and a deep clean will take place once  cool enough and before it is used again.
“It would be preferable to return the cremated remains to Police Scotland for disposal at sea. Interment in any location in Edinburgh will not be appropriate, and also to take into account the feelings of those already buried in any cemetery or ground that the City of Edinburgh Council owns.
“If Police Scotland are not able to facilitate disposal at sea of the cremated remains, then the council could arrange dispersal from a pier or harbour if it was too problematic to find a vessel to take the remains further out to sea.”
They said scattering the ashes “in the garden of remembrance at Mortonhall is not an option” and asked cops to get instructions from his nearest relatives.
A Scottish Government worker wrote to council staff to agree with the plan, adding: “By implementing these measures no family will have cause to be concerned of the potential cross contamination of the ashes from Peter Tobin with ashes of loved ones.
“The deep clean following cremation also eliminates that risk.”
In a bid to keep the  process “confidential” police also discussed  “passing patrols” at the crematorium.
They asked whether gates could be closed to “prevent any potential problems”.
The following day, October 14, a council official thanked those involved in sorting the disposal of the murderer’s remains.
They wrote: “It all went without a hitch and I am also grateful for local  officers maintaining a discreet presence near the crematorium last night.”
Career criminal Tobin, from Johnstone, Renfrewshire, was convicted of raping and murdering Polish student Angelika Kluk, 23.
The beast hid her body under the floor of a church in Anderston, Glasgow, in 2006.
He was also serving life terms at for the murders of Vicky and Dinah McNicol, 18.

Police said attempts to get the dying fiend to reveal information about his victims were snubbed.
The ashes of child killer Robert Black were also dumped in the sea after he died in 2016, as well as those of World’s End murderer Angus Sinclair in 2019.
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