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Australia Qld woman jailed after son flees Australia

05:17  23 february  2021
05:17  23 february  2021 Source:   aap.com.au

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A woman who helped her fugitive son flee the country one month before his drug smuggling trial will spend two years behind bars for her offending which "struck at the very heart" of the justice system. Elizabeth Anne Turner, 66, was found guilty of attempting to pervert the course of justice and perjury Turner later told a Supreme Court that she believed her son had taken his own life, but authorities detained Mr Turner in the Philippines in 2017. He remains there in detention. Turner, who previously owned the Mt Coolon Hotel west of Mackay, was found guilty of attempting to pervert the course of

But after a nine-day trial a jury last year found Turner guilty of one count of attempting to pervert justice and three counts of giving a false testimony. Her son Markis Scott Turner was arrested in 2011 over allegations he was part of a suspected drug smuggling ring that planned to import a 50-kilogram shipment of cocaine into Australia . Turner later fought an application for her to fulfil her obligations as surety saying she believed her son had taken his own life. Last year's trial in Mackay found she had aided her son to flee Australia and helped him to remain at large.

A 67 year-old woman has been sentenced to four years jail after helping help her son flee Australia while on trial for the importation of cocaine.

A Queensland woman has been jailed after helping her son flee Australia while he was on trial. © Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS A Queensland woman has been jailed after helping her son flee Australia while he was on trial.

An investigation by Queensland police found the woman deliberately misled judicial proceedings after her son failed to face court for cocaine importation and trafficking charges in 2015.

The woman's son was wanted by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for his role in allegedly importing more than 71 kilograms of cocaine into Australia in 2011.

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Following a two-year international operation, the man was arrested in the Philippines in September 2017.

The Queensland woman assisted her son by purchasing and preparing a yacht for him to flee whilst on bail in 2015.

In addition, the woman told the Supreme Court in 2016 that she had not been in contact with her son for several weeks and that he had taken his own life.

The woman was arrested by AFP and Queensland Police Service officers in Mackay, in July 2019.

She was found guilty of giving false testimony and of attempting to pervert justice in the Mackay District Court on 12 November 2020.

AFP Detective Acting Superintendent Crime Northern Command, Tim Puchala, said the sentence was the result of a police investigation that spanned several years.

"Since the investigation was launched almost a decade ago in 2011, members of the Australian Federal Police, working with our partners, have spent countless hours to bring these people to justice" he said.

The woman has been sentenced to four years jail with a non-parole period of two years.

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