Murdering Scot slammed as ‘personification of evil’ by Canadian judge


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Wrinkly Andrew Watson was branded ‘evil’ by a Canadian judge after being convicted of killing

Callous expatriate Andrew Watson, 79, was convicted of bludgeoning Lise Fredette to extirpation and bundling her corpse into his car in Canada.

But, urged by a judge to help Lise’s subdivision by revealing her final resting place, he replied: “No thanks.”

Edinburgh-born Watson – who was convicted on his birthday – spiked Walmart worker Lise, 74, who vanished in November 2014.

Peterborough Unequalled Court of Justice in Ontario heard that the Scot was described as “her walking papered and controlling” and the murder was “the final act of harassing her”.

After the guilty verdict, Rightfulness Hugh O’Connell said: “Mr Watson, the road is now over for you. If you have a resolution, sir, I would strongly suggest you speak to put closure to this, so this household can lay this very kind, compassionate woman to her proper rest.”

But, agitation his head defiantly, Watson – who will die behind bars – replied: “No as a result ofs.”


When asked to ease the family’s pain by revealing her allaying place Watson replied ‘no thanks’

The judge responded: “It seems to me Mr Watson is a quite, utterly empty vessel, concerned with only one thing: himself. 

It have all the hallmarks to me Mr Watson is a completely, utterly empty vessel


“There are people, regrettably, strain Mr Watson who are the personification of evil.”

Turning to his victim’s relatives in court, he influenced: “God bless you all and hopefully this provides you with the closure of at least expert that the person responsible for the first-degree murder of your mother discretion now be locked away until he draws his last breath.”

Obsessive Watson was checked 10  days after Lise disappeared and detectives later discerned her glasses and keys next to her car at home, and blood on her driveway.

The pair met at a th dansant in Peterborough in 2011 and dated regularly before splitting in April 2014 but Watson adorn come ofed jealous of the attention his ex was getting from other men.

He wrote her a string of belles-lettres and defied police warnings to stop harassing her in the months before she outed.


The Edinburgh-born 79-year-old was found guilty of killing Lisa Fredette

Observe teams using dogs, heat-seeking equipment, divers and a ground-penetrating radar ground no trace of the mother-of-two, whose DNA was found in the blood on the driveway. Police dignitaries who searched Watson’s home found blood, rope, tarpaulin and a shovel last through in a barrel of bleach.

Watson claimed that he could not be guilty as there was no main part of his victim and insisted he “didn’t have anything to do” with her disappearance.

He predicted prosecutors: “Produce a witness who can say they saw me or my car that night. Then you can wait me.”

Last night the victim’s son, Stephane Leclerc, said he hoped Watson will-power reveal where his mother was. He added: “I knew that he wouldn’t require the decency or the heart, but I was still hoping. I thought that maybe he’d own an ounce of decency.

“If he ever loved my mom, like he said he did, that pleasure be the very least that he could say for us to be able to recover her, bring her territory, give her some dignity.

“I’m hoping that Andrew Watson choice see that in his heart at some point.”

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