The prostitute, her husband, her client and the drug dealer

AN ENCOUNTER with a prostitute, her husband, a client and a drug dealer resulted in one them being shot and killed in the early hours of the morning.

The drug dealer police claim is the man responsible for the killing.

The client, who had earlier spent two-and-a-half hours with the prostitute, was found dead in the middle of a busy Gold Coast thoroughfare coincidently named Hooker Boulevard.

Both men had only met that night.

A nearby resident who was a heavy snorer inadvertently captured the audio of the shooting on the sleep talking app he was using.

Now it is up to a jury to decide what happened when the four of them hopped into a car together on that fateful night.

Former Hervey Bay resident Anthony Stewart Bagley pleaded not guilty in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Wednesday  to murdering Colin Lutherborrow on July 20, 2011, at Broadbeach Waters.

Mr Lutherborrow (just before being shot dead), said words to the effect, 'See you pussy, you cannot even shoot me.'

Crown Prosecutor Vicki Loury told the court it was bizarre set of circumstances which led to a passing security guard finding Mr Lutherborrow dead in the middle of the road."You will hear evidence from a self employed prostitute Claudia Guevara-Koulis and her husband George Koulis who acted as her driver," she said.

"The night he was killed Mr Lutherborrow engaged the services of Mrs Guevara-Koulis for about two-and-a-half hours.

"He had used all his money and had no way of getting home so the couple decided to give him a lift."

Ms Loury told the court on the way Ms Guevara-Koulis decided she was hungry.

It was while stopped at a pizza store in Surfers Paradise their lives would be forever changed.

"Claudia decided she wanted to get some speed," she said.

"So she called Bagley and organised a deal.

"All three of them went to Bagley's apartment at Chevron Renaissance where he jumped into the car because he did not want to do a deal in the foyer."

Ms Loury told the court it was while in the car a fight broke out between Mr Lutherborrow and Bagley which escalated very quickly.

She said the two had only known each other for less than 15 minutes.

"For some reason the two men got into a very heated and aggressive argument," she said.

"They started punching each other in the confines of the car.

"Mr Koulis who was driving pulled the vehicle over."

Ms Loury said the two men got out of the vehicle and it was then that Mr Lutherborrow was murdered.

"Mr Lutherborrow got out of the front passenger seat and moved to the front of the car where he continued to mouth off towards Bagley.

"Bagley then got out of the car and fired two shots into the air from a glock handgun he was carrying," she said.

"Mr Lutherborrow said words to the effect, 'See you pussy, you cannot even shoot me.'

"Bagley then turned around and shot him dead."

Ms Loury said told the court it would hear evidence from a nearby resident who had inadvertently captured the shooting on his phone.

"The resident was a snorer so he was using a popular sleep talking app to monitor his sleeping patterns," she said.

"When he heard about the shooting the following morning he checked his recording from the night before.

"You will hear that recording. You will hear him snoring then you will hear two shots that are seconds apart."

Ms Loury said she would call 33 witnesses including Mr Koulis, who witnessed the slaying, and his wife who had fled to a service station after the car initially pulled up further up the street.

They are expected to give evidence today. 

The trial before Justice Peter Lyons is expected to take at least a week.


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