Surjit Singh Chhokar murder trial: Profile of convicted killer Ronnie Coulter
RONNIE Coulter was today found guilty of murdering restaurant worker Surjit Singh Chhokar at the High Court in Glasgow.
The verdict by a 14-strong panel of jurors marks the end of 18 painstaking years for Chhokar's family as they sought for justice for his death.
Coulter, 48, was convicted of killing the 32-year-old in Garrion Street, Overtown, North Lanarkshire on November 4, 1998 by stabbing him.
The jury heard that Chhokar was stabbed three times - the fatal wound went straight through his heart - and he died of massive blood loss.
His murder took place outside the home he shared with... read more
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