Thug who killed delivery driver to be released

John Reid. Picture: Greg Macvean
John Reid. Picture: Greg Macvean
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A THUG who killed a Chinese delivery driver will be freed from prison by Christmas after spending just over three years behind bars

John Reid was part of a gang who terrorised Simon San, in Edinburgh, in August 2010, before killing the 40-year-old with a single punch.

Reid admitted culpable homicide and was jailed for five years. Now 19, he will leave Polmont Young Offenders Institution in December under the system of automatic early release.