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Four years after millionaire Markis Turner jumped bail to escape charges of importing 71kg of cocaine into Australia and two years after his arrest on those charges, the man’s mother has been charged with the purchase and provisioning of a getaway yacht that allowed her son to flee authorities, leading to a two-year international manhunt.

Elizabeth Anne Turner was charged in absentia this week at Mackay Magistrates Court with one count of giving false testimony and another of attempting to pervert justice. She was taken to hospital following her arrest on Sunday. The offences carry a maximum 15-year prison sentence, according to 7 News Television.

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