Publication of Social Work Services Inspectorate (SWSI) (2005) Review of the Management Arrangements of Colyn Evans by Fife Constabulary and Fife Council. Edinburgh: Scottish Executive. Colyn Evans, 18, had strangled 16-year-old Karen Dewar, attacked her with a knife, put her body in a wheelie bin and set fire to it. He was ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years. Fife Council was blamed for placing Evans in Tayport after he became homeless; he had previously spent almost two years in a care home.