A central Queensland mother has been sentenced to four years in jail for her role in helping her son flee Australia to avoid facing court over serious drug trafficking charges.
- Elizabeth Turner’s son Markis disappeared a month before his trial over drug charges was due to start in 2015
- The court heard she was involved in her son’s escape from Australia
- She will be eligible for parole after serving two years of her sentence
A jury found Elizabeth Anne Turner, 66, guilty at her trial in November 2020 of one count of attempting to pervert the course of justice and three counts of giving a false testimony.
Sentencing was delayed due to her request for a medical and psychological examination.
Elizabeth Turner appeared today in the…