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Murderer James Lieser absconds from prison after leave in Glasgow

A convicted murderer has failed to return to prison after unescorted leave in Glasgow.

James Lieser, 38, did not return to HMP Greenock on Friday, 24 April. He was last seen by his family in Parkhead, Glasgow, at about 15:30 that day.

Lieser was convicted in 2004 of murdering Steven Collins and had served 11 years of a 12-year sentence.

Police Scotland appealed for anyone with information on Lieser's whereabouts to contact them.

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