Garry and Janet Lockhart
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Garry Lockhart gets life for killing wife and son

A father who murdered his wife and two-year-old son has been jailed for life and will serve a minimum of 25 years.

Garry Lockhart strangled his 29-year-old wife Janet and smothered his son Michael at their home at Bonnyrigg in Midlothian.

Sentencing him at the High Court in Edinburgh, the judge said Lockhart's actions had been wicked and he had paid no regard to the suffering of his family or the value of their lives.

BBC Scotland's Aileen Clarke reports.