David Haines was executed by an ISIS militant.
Friends and family of murdered aid worker David Haines are to hold a memorial service for the tragic dad.
Schoolfriend Christopher Porritt said that David’s heartbroken family are organising a Scottish remembrance service for the dad-of-two.
A macabre video of Mr Haines, 44, being executed by an ISIS militant known as Jihadi John was released last weekend.
Mr Porritt, who attended Perth Academy with Mr Haines and his brother, Michael, told The Sunday Post he has already been asked to speak at the ceremony. “I’ve been asked to say a few words at the ceremony, which will be an honour,” he said.
It comes as David’s minister, the Reverend Gordon Campbell, minister of Perth Congregational Church, of which David was a member, backed plans for a Perth-based remembrance.
The idea was first suggested by Pete Wishart, MP for Perth and North Perthshire.
His minister Rev Campbell has previously said: “It would be good if there was some way people could have an opportunity to remember him.”
It is not believed the service will be public and it is not known when it will be held.