Pair get life for street murder

Scotsman 29 November 2012

Two men have been given life sentences for the "brutal and merciless" murder of a man outside his home. Asif Rehman, 20, and Adel Ishaq, 20, knocked William McKeeney unconscious and repeatedly stamped on his head and body in the street in the Pollokshields area of Glasgow on January 15.

The 57-year-old was walking home from a nearby pub with a fish supper when he was set upon by the pair in an attack witnessed by Mr McKeeney's girlfriend from the window of their home. The "friendly and popular working man" died later in hospital. (continue reading...)