Burglar in stolen Audi moments after mowing down owner

CCTV footage shows a burglar speeding through Manchester in an Audi he stole after mowing down and killing its owner.

Ryan Gibbons was yesterday found guilty of the murder of former Royal Navy officer Mike Samwell, who lay dying in his wife's arms after he tried to stop the thief taking his car.

Footage has since emerged of Gibbons driving away at speeds of up to 90mph as he fled the scene. 

Ryan Gibbons faces a life sentence for running over and killing ex-Navy officer Mike Samwell during a burglary in Manchester

Former Royal Navy officer Mike Samwell died after he was run over by his own car

Ryan Gibbons faces a life sentence for running over and killing ex-Navy officer Mike Samwell (right) during a burglary in Manchester

He crashed into curbs and narrowly avoided accidents as he made of with the £30,000 car he wanted to sell for £2,000.

Gibbons, 29, went to the pub the following day to 'act normal', before fleeing to Scotland, where he was arrested by murder detectives later that week.

Mr Samwell's wife Jessica wept in court yesterday as Gibbons, 29, was convicted of her husband's murder 

Mr Samwell's wife told the court how she held his hand as he lay dying after he was driven over at least twice by Gibbons

Mr Samwell's wife told the court how she held his hand as he lay dying after he was driven over at least twice by Gibbons

The couple were woken in the middle of the night as Gibbons broke into their £450,000 house in Chorlton, south Manchester, snatching the keys to Mr Samwell's Audi S3 sports car from the kitchen table.

Mr Samwell, a nuclear engineer after serving 12 years in the Royal Navy, dashed outside in his underwear, shouting 'Get out of the car!' - but was then run over.

His wife held her husband's hand, telling him she loved him as he lay dying from catastrophic crush injuries to his chest and heart after the burglary in April. 

Gibbons, of Chorlton, has pleaded guilty to burglary and aggravated vehicle taking but he denied murder on April 23.

However, the jury at Manchester Crown Court took less than four hours to convict him.

Raymond Davies, 21, who helped in the burglary, was convicted of manslaughter and taking a vehicle without consent. He pleaded guilty to burglary at an earlier hearing.

 The day after the murder, killer Gibbons casually strolled into a pub as he tried to 'act normal'

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