An ex-soldier serving life for the murder of a Bangladeshi waiter is seeking a review of the case in a new bid to clear his name.
Michael Ross, 33, was convicted of shooting Shamsuddin Mahmood at an Orkney restaurant in 2008 - 14 years after the killing.
Ross, who lost a court appeal earlier this year, has now applied to the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC), which looks into potential miscarriages of justice.
An SCCRC spokesman said: "We can confirm we have received an application from Michael Ross and we are currently considering whether to accept the case."
Mr Mahmood, 26, was shot by a masked gunman who burst into Kirkwall's Mumutaz restaurant on June 2, 1994.
The case against Ross, a former Black Watch soldier decorated for outstanding service in Iraq, was brought to court after police carried out a cold-case review in 2007.
He was ordered to spend at least 25 years behind bars following a trial at the High Court in Glasgow and later handed a further five-year sentence for trying to flee the building after the verdict and stashing weapons in a car.
Prosecutors claimed that Ross's racist views drove him to hunt down and murder one of the island's few Asian residents. The Court of Criminal Appeal in Edinburgh upheld his conviction in April.
His legal team had argued that police interviews, conducted without a lawyer present when Ross was 15 and 16, were "unfair" and the trial judge "erred" by refusing to allow the defence to lead evidence from a psychologist.
Ross was refused permission to take his appeal against his conviction to the Supreme Court in May.