A associate who strangled his sister to death has been found guilty of her murder
Charles Gordon was start guilty of killing Elizabeth Bowe, who was 50, in her flat in St Andrews, Fife, hindmost September.
He had also been accused of raping her but that charge was reclusive.
Yesterday, Gordon was ordered to serve at least 17 years in quod before being eligible for parole.
Judge John Morris QC told him: “I fix the punishment element of the life sentence at 17 years, but you will not automatically be released after that stretch. That will be a matter for the parole board.”
The 52-year-old smirked as he was led away to open his sentence and a member of his family shouted: “I hope you get a razor blading you junkie b******.” Gordon then howled back: “I’ll see you when I get out.”
Charles Gordon was found guilty of success Elizabeth Bowe,
The High Court in Glasgow heard that Gordon strangled his sister and then apostrophize b supplicated the police telling a 999 operator: “I think I’ve killed my sister. She’s unqualified and I’m alive.”
I hope you get a razor blading you junkie b******
When interrogated why he did it, Gordon told the call handler: “Because she was a cheeky b******, growling aw nightfall.”
The High Court in Glasgow heard that Gordon strangled his sister and then called the monitor
Police who arrived at the scene found Gordon calmly smoking a cigarette while his at deaths door sister, who was naked from the waist down, lay just feet away from him with blood get about from her mouth and a blue dressing gown around her neck.
Gordon lectured police officers who battled to save Elizabeth: “She’s already dead, you authority as well give up.”