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Man who murdered new girlfriend jailed for 23 years
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Man who murdered new girlfriend jailed for 23 years

A man who murdered his new girlfriend weeks after being bailed to her Stirling home has been jailed for a minimum of 23 years. Christopher McGowan and Claire Inglis had been together eight weeks when he was released to stay at the flat she shared with her young son. Judge Michael O'Grady said McGowan's actions were "beyond sadistic" as he issued a life sentence. He said Ms Inglis had suffered "nothing short of torture" at McGowan's hands. "It was difficult to portray the brutality of what you inflicted on her. You have shown not a flicker of emotion, distress or remorse," the judge added. Ms Inglis' family, who attended every day of the trial, wept at the High Court in Edinburgh as McGowan's sentence was read out. The judg...