AS A GANG­STER’S MOLL WINS £1 MIL­LION, SHE’S WHAT A LOTTO

Midweek Sport - - FRONT PAGE - By JUSTIN DUNN

THE aunt of self-styled “psy­cho” mur­derer Kiaran Sta­ple­ton has won £1mil­lion on the lottery.

Mandy Burgess, 42, was one of 100 peo­ple to scoop the jack­pot in a spe­cial EuroMil­lions Olympic draw.

Her num­bers came up only a DAY af­ter her nephew (be­low right) was jailed for life for shoot­ing an In­dian stu­dent dead at point-blank range and stand­ing over his body laugh­ing.

Ms Burgess, a mum of three who mar­ried into a no­to­ri­ous Manch­ester crime fam­ily, won the jack­pot in a EuroMil­lions Raf­fle to cel­e­brate the start of the Lon­don Olympics.

Sta­ple­ton, 21, who is the son of Ms Burgess’s sis­ter Bil­lie-Jean, has been told he must serve at least 30 years in prison for the murder of Anuj Bidve, 23, on Box­ing Day last year.

He walked up to the stu­dent in the street in Sal­ford, Greater Manch­ester, and shot him in the head.

Sta­ple­ton ad­mit­ted man­slaugh­ter on the grounds of di­min­ished re­spon­si­bil­ity but was con­victed of murder by a jury at Manch­ester Crown Court.

Ms Burgess was mar­ried to Damian Noo­nan (far right), a ma­jor fig­ure in Manch­ester’s crim­i­nal un­der­world be­fore his death in a mo­tor­cy­cle crash in 2003 at the age of 37.

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