‘You’ll never see mum again’

A son who hurled his elderly mother across her living room has been banned from seeing her for the rest of his life. Ashley Gates, 55, brutally assaulted 81-year-old mum Rosemary Gates at her home in Victoria, 20 years after he throttled her with a lampshade chord. The terrified pensioner told police: ‘During the assault I kept begging Ashley to stop but he carried on. ‘I felt I was going to die and if I survived, I would never get…

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