A homeless man who threw another man from a bridge into the River Clyde has been found guilty of attempted murder.
Gregg McKissock, 30, grabbed George Thomson and dropped him from Glasgow's 'Squiggly Bridge', leaving him to drown.
Non-swimmer Mr Thomson, 24, battled to stay afloat before being pulled from the freezing water and taken to hospital.
Earlier in the trial, he described being seized by men he had just met then "tossed into the Clyde".
Mr Thomson, who was also homeless, suffered severe hypothermia, with his body temperature at just 28C compared to the normal rate of 37C. Richard Stevenson, a casualty doctor at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, said paramedics had radioed ahead for standby.
Dr Stevenson said: "His life was in danger. It took quite a few hours to raise his body temperature. The outside temperature was freezing cold and he was at risk of imminent death."
Mr Thomson's blood acid levels were twice the safe level and his heart was in fibrillation, the High Court at Kilmarnock heard.
McKissock, a prisoner at Barlinnie, was found guilty of tying to kill Mr Thomson on the Tradeston - Broomielaw bridge in January this year.
While acting with another, he twice lifted him from the ground and on the second attempt dropped him over the safety barrier into the Clyde, to his severe injury and danger of life.
Sentence was deferred until next month and McKissock was remanded in custody.
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