THE family of murder victim Julie Reilly have spoken out after her killer was jailed.

Vile Andrew Wallace was sentenced to 28 years behind bars for the brutal killing of Julie.

Speaking outside the High Court in Glasgow Julie's sister Lynne Bryce said: “On behalf of my mum, Julie's family and myself we would like to take this opportunity to thank Mark Bell and his whole team for the significant work in solving my sister's case.

“And, all who helped out with the police.

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“Without them Andrew Wallace would still be walking our streets to kill again.

“I hope that if he has a heart he could now please tell us where he has put my sister and let her come home to be put to rest properly, with the dignity she deserves.”

DCI Mark Bell added: “Quite simply I need to make an appeal to Mr Wallace. Despite what's happened today, despite the fact he pled guilty, you need to do the honourable thing Mr Wallace.

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“I ask you and plead with you, engage directly with me over the coming days, tell me where Julie is, allow me to put efforts in place to recover Julie and provide and dignity for her and her family.”

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