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Murder - s.19A - 2005-2006

Standard non-parole period (offences on or after 1.2.2003)

Where the victim was a police officer, emergency services worker, correctional officer, judicial officer, health worker, teacher, community worker, or other public official, exercising public or community functions and the offence arose because of the victim's occupation or voluntary work - 25 years

Other cases - 20 years 

NAME 
(age if known)

DATE REFPLEASENTENCEAPPEALSUMMARY OF RECORDHOW KILLEDINVOLVEMENT & SUMMARY

COULTER

(41)

[2005] NSWSC 101

G. James J

PGLife Nil

Suffocation

intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Killed 11y daughter of cousin – planned to kill so would be forced to commit suicide – smothered victim in her home – took body to bushland and grossly mutilated body before genuine attempt at suicide – carefully planned

Suffering severe depression, pervasive and intrusive violent thoughts and obsessive compulsive disorder

DEHAYBI

(20)

[2005] NSWSC 128

Levine J

 

(2006) 160 A Crim R 392

[2006] NSWCCA 31

VG

Murder

 

s.33

 

 

AR

24y

NPP 18y

 

12y

NPP 9y

 

FT 6y

 

Total:

26y

NPP 20y

AD / Crown ADBreached bond for dishonesty offences

Stabbing

Intent GBH

SNPP 20 years

With brother pre-planned armed robbery of family attempting to sell engagement ring – during struggle fatally stabbed adult son and stabbed father in chest

EM

(19)

[2005] NSWSC 212

James J

 

[2006] NSWCCA 336

VG:

Murder

 

s 97(2)

 

s 93G(1)(c)

 

PG

5 x s 97(2)

25y

NPP 16y

 

FT 10y

 

FT 2y

 

 

FT 12y

(each)

 

Total:

36y

NPP 27y

ADDriving offences

Shooting

Constructive murder

Home invasion with co-offender – 5 occupants forced to lie on floor – victim shot and killed in struggle – victim's wife shot in thumb – 10 days later, similar offence with 2 co-offenders - robbery completed and 5 occupants left tied up in house

Cambodian – poly substance abuse – mood disorder

VU

(35)

[2005] NSWSC 271

Barr J

PG

 

Sched:

2 x Breach DVO

Assault

18y

NPP 13y 6m

 Breached DVO

Assault

Intent GBH

SNPP 20 years

Brutal assault on ex-de facto wife – history of assault and rape of victim

DERBAS

 

 

 

 

 

RUSTOM

[2005] NSWSC 244

Dunford J

 

[2007] NSWCCA 118

VG

Murder

 

Assault

 

 

VG

Murder

 

Assault

24y

NPP 17y

 

FT 2y

(concurrent)

 

24y

NPP 17y

 

FT 2y

(concurrent)

Conviction ADCriminal history – serving time for drug offences

Stabbing

Intent to kill

Gaol execution - prisoner stabbed in assault by group of prisoners – cousin also assaulted but escaped to guards – deliberate and planned assault – motive unclear – possibly drug related

Young men – evidence of rehabilitation

REID

(37)

[2005] NSWSC 230

Hulme J

PG

(10%)

22y 6m

NPP 17y

 Substantial record including assaults but no full time custody – breached bail

Stabbing

Intent to kill

Premeditated attack on ex-de facto in home – hit with hammer and stabbed in neck – sustained attack – cleaned up and concealed body – motive unclear

Evidence of tendency towards violence – no remorse

VILLA

(36)

[2005] NSWCCA 4

VG

2 x Murder

 

3 x Attempt murder

LifeADMinor

Shooting / Stabbing / Strangulation

Intent to kill

Entered home to collect debt – tied up adults – shot male – shot, stabbed and strangled female – shot child in head twice – set fire to house to kill three children – attempt to avoid detection – overall culpability justifies life sentence

SATORRE

(38)

 

Co-offenders:

AB [2005]

TAN [2007]

[2005] NSWSC 367

Studdert J

 

[2006] NSWCCA 298

PG

(Combined 50%)

16y

NPP 12y

ADMinor

Acid attack

Intent GBH

Drove 2 co-offenders to scene of offence – acid poured over victim's face – aware acid to be used to disfigure

Assistance – reasonable prospects of rehabilitation

PERRY

(48)

NSWSC

Newman AJ

28.4.2005

 

(2006) 166 A Crim R 383

[2006] NSWCCA 351

PG

(25% on appeal)

Murder

 

2 x Agg Indecent Ass

 

 

25y

NPP 18y 9m

 

 

 

6y

NPP 4y 3m

(each)

 

Total:

25y

NPP 20y 9m

AA

23y 8m

NPP 18y 5m

 

 

4y 9m

NPP 3y 7m

(each)

 

Total

25y

NPP 19y 9m

Lengthy and serious record – includes arsonAssault / Strangulation

SNPP 20 years

Became angry with girlfriend and assaulted and strangled her – sexually assaulted corpse – defiled body with sexual toys and faeces – indecently assaulted victims 7y daughter – voluntary confession to police – impulsive offences

WILLARD

(48)

 

Co-offender:

WILKINSON [2004]

TJA [2004]

[2005] NSWSC 402

Whealy J

VG

Murder

 

Sched:

Supply drug

36y

NPP 26y

 Minor dishonesty

Shooting

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Arranged for friend's boyfriend to kill husband – victim shot while asleep on lounge – seeking insurance money – organiser and instigator

DOLAN

(39)

[2005] NSWSC 380

Kirby J

PG

(15%)

Murder

15y 4m

NPP 10y 3m

 MinorAssault

Bludgeoned sleeping stepmother with axe – no history of dispute – little explanation for offence - overreaction to complainant's comments – spontaneous

Deeply affected by father's recent death – contrition – suffering serious medical conditions – protective custody – limited life expectancy

AB

(17)

[2005] NSWSC 521

Adams J

 

(2005) 156 A Crim R 577

[2005] NSWCCA 360

PG

(15%)

Murder

 

Mal inflict GBH

14y

NPP 9y 6m

 

 

5y 6m

NPP 2y 10m

(concurrent)

Crown AA

14y

NPP 9y 6m

 

5y 6m

NPP 2y 10m

 

Total:

15y

NPP 10y

Not statedShot

SNPP 20 years

Argument initiated by co-offender with group of men on street - AB came to assistance, shooting two of them - one killed – one permanently injured – intoxicated – impulsive act

Aboriginal though family does not identify as such – heavy drug and alcohol use from early age, encouraged and facilitated by father – remorse – good prospects for rehabilitation – 20 month old daughter

ADANGUIDI

[2005] NSWSC 519

Barr J

 

(2006) 167 A Crim R 295

[2006] NSWCCA 404

VG

3 x Murder

LifeADDishonesty offence

Shooting / Assault

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Threatened and detained male friend over several hours with intent to rob – subsequently shot dead friend's son and daughter - tortured and bashed to death friend's wife - careful planning

Some degree of mental illness although not mitigating criminality

TROCIO

(29)

[2005] NSWSC 563

James J

PG

(15-20% + small discount assistance)

12y

NPP 8y

 NilAccessory

Stood guard while friend attacked male acquaintance with machete – assisted in dismembering and concealing body – unplanned and unpremeditated

Married with young child

HILLSLEY

(53)

[2005] NSWSC 652

Hidden J

 

(2006) 164 A Crim R 252

[2006] NSWCCA 312

PG

(25%)

Murder

 

4 x Agg sexual ass

 

Kidnapping

16y

NPP 12y

 

 

 

 

 

Total:

30y

NPP 25y

Crown AA

Life

Paedophile offences

Hammer

Intent to inflict GBH

SNPP 20 years

Broke into house of male acquaintance and killed sleeping victim – earlier argument over money - sexually abused victim's 10y step-daughter and abducted her 'as payback' – sexually abused her a few days earlier

Unfortunate upbringing – irresistible impulses for young girls – risk to community –gambling problem – escaped from custody though at large for only one day

WHITE

(34)

[2005] NSWSC 667

Studdert J

PG

(10%)

Murder

 

Sched:

5 Break and enter offences

24y

NPP 18y

 Dishonesty and violence – breached bailAssault / asphyxiation

SNPP 20 years

Broke into home of 82y widow – victim assaulted, bound and gagged – believed victim would die if not found

Aboriginal with disrupted childhood and drug addiction

HEFFERNAN

(39)

[2005] NSWSC 739

Hoeben J

 

[2006] NSWCCA 293

VG

14y

NPP 10y

Conviction ADwounding and minor traffic and drug offences

Assault

Intent GBH

Argument with victim over sexual advance made to offender's girlfriend – bashed victim on head with saucepan and piece of wood – self-defence, provocation and intoxication rejected by jury

Possible schizophrenia induced by amphetamine use – alcohol problems – remorse

COOPER

[2005] NSWSC 791

Buddin J

 

 

[2011] NSWCCA 258

VG

Murder

 

Pervert course justice

22y

NPP 17y

Conviction AD AssaultMale killed in home of offender and partner - struck on head a number of times with baseball bat and with back surface of head of tomahawk – both offender and partner present – offender disposed of body in nearby forest with assistance of friend

MAH

(17y 10m - 22 at sentence)

 

Co-offender:

JSK [2004]

[2005] NSWSC 871

Hislop J

 

[2006] NSWCCA 226

VG

22y

NPP 16y 6m

Crown AD / ADneg drivingAssault

Fatal assault on 17y friend  - principal - friend taken to remote area and body buried – pre-meditation

Good employment history – supportive family – denies all involvement

THAMMAVONGSA

(21)

[2005] NSWSC 915

Kirby J

 

[2015] NSWCCA 107

VG

21y

NPP 16y

ADCustodial sentences

Shooting

No intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Two groups of uninvited guests arrived at party - offender sought out one group and fired single bullet at victim's head with pen gun then kicked him in head – jury rejected self-defence – mid-range

Laotian – former heroin user – illiterate but employed – family support – reasonable rehabilitation prospects – protective custody

SMALE

(47)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co-offender:

WIGNEY [2004]

[2005] NSWSC 903

Patten AJ

 

[2005] NSWSC 923

Patten AJ

 

[2007] NSWCCA 328

VG

Murder

 

PG

s.97(2)

18y

NPP 13y 6m

 

13y

NPP 9y 9m

(concurrent)

ADExtensive record – breached suspended sentence

Shooting

Felony murder

Male shot by co-offender during armed robbery of tavern – not involved in shooting

Remorse – drug addiction

KRAMER

(43)

[2005] NSWSC 910

Buddin J

PG

(20%)

2 x Murder

17y

NPP 11y

(each)

 

Total:

21y 6m

NPP 15y 6m

 NilStabbing

Female - killed elderly parents during argument – hid bodies under house – spontaneous offence

Schizophrenia and alcoholism – remorse

KHALOUF[2005] NSWCCA 395VG

20y

NPP 13y 6m

Conviction AD StabbingStabbed lover in hotel room – conviction appeal only

SMIT

(31)

 

SMIT

(31)

 

TARRANT

(29)

[2005] NSWSC 1277

Latham J

 

 

 

(Tarrant only)

[2007] NSWCCA 124

VG

 

 

VG

 

 

VG

16y

NPP 12y

 

16y

NPP 12y

 

16y

NPP 12y

 

 

 

 

 

 

AD

Each offender had criminal record connected to drug abuse

Assault

Party to criminal enterprise to inflict GBH

Body of male victim found dead in residence – assaulted with cricket bat and multiple stab wounds – substantial degree of violence – sudden, unpremeditated and unplanned attack – motive unclear – not clear who inflicted fatal assault – retrial – equal culpability

S(1) – Male – intoxicated – believed victim acting inappropriately to co-offender – remorse – prospects of rehabilitation

S(2) – Female –wife of S(1) – history of drug abuse – children – prospects of rehabilitation

T – Female – violent childhood – drug abuse – prospects of rehabilitation

LAURIE

(41)

[2005] NSWSC 1361

Mathews J

 

[2015] NSWCCA 77

VG

24y

NPP 15y

AA

20y

NPP 14y

Nil significantAssault

SNPP 20 years

Resident of hostel for people with intellectually handicapped persons bashed another resident – enraged by seemingly innocuous remark – kicked, punched and stomped on victim over sustained period

Moderately / mild mentally retarded – psychotic illness

WEIGHTMAN

(20)

 

 

 

 

Co-offender:

DONAI [2008]

[2005] NSWSC 1354

Hidden J

PG

(combined 30%)

2 x Murder

25y

NPP 19y

(each)

 

Total:

28y

NPP 22y

 Minor

Asphyxiation

Intent to kill

Killed adoptive parents for financial reasons – planned killing with co-offender – victims sedated in own home and smothered – bodies placed in car crash scene – co-offender killed mother – assisted in killing of father

Early stages of mental illness at time of offences – influenced by drugs and co-offender – favourable prospects of rehabilitation

AB

(37)

 

 

 

 

 

Co-Offenders:

SATORRE [2005]

TAN [2007]

[2006] NSWSC 69

(Grove J)

PG

(25% combined)

 

Sched:

Possess firearm

18y

NPP 13y 6m

 Supply drugs, ongoing supply drugs - on parole.

acid attack

accessory before the fact

Contract killing - Tan asked offender to have victim attacked - dispute over money – offender refused request to splash acid on victim's face but found person who would carry out attack, located hardware store from which acid could be purchase and lent pistol to attacker – victim threatened with pistol and had acid poured into mouth - not motivated by payment but desire to ingratiate himself with Tan who supplied drugs to offender.

Drug abuse.

VERSLUYS

(32)

[2006] NSWSC 188

Newman AJ

 

[2008] NSWCCA 76

 

[2014] NSWCCA 98

VG

26y 8m

NPP 20y

AD

 

 

 

 

 

AA

23y 6m

NPP 17y 6m

Priors – no violence

Strangulation

Intent GBH

SNPP 20 years

Strangled girlfriend during argument – prior threats – not premeditated

Difficult and abusive childhood

YUN

(33)

[2006] NSWSC 258

Newman AJ

 

(2008) 185 A Crim R 58

[2008] NSWCCA 114

 

[2017] NSWCCA 317

VG

26y 8m

NPP 20y

AA

24y

NPP 18y

 

 

 

 

 

 

AD

Nil

Stabbing

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Korean male stabbed male flatmate during argument – intoxicated – self-defence rejected

Remorse

MATHESON

(21)

[2006] NSWSC 332

Mathews AJ

 

[2015] NSWCCA 108

VG

27y

NPP 18y

AA

25y

NPP 18y

NilStrangulation

SNPP 20 years

Strangled ex-girlfriend – hid body in cricket bag – premeditated – brutal and cruel killing

Suffering mental disorder affecting imprisonment

CCA appeal – Muldrock error

PARKES

[2006] NSWSC 331

James J

PG

(20%)

18y

NPP 13y

 Armed robbery

Assault

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Bashed 83y mother with water pipe – frustrated with caring for mother – premeditated

Mental disorder affecting imprisonment

CB

(22)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IM

(23)

[2006] NSWSC 261

Buddin J

PG

(See facts)

Murder

 

s.33

 

Sched:

Larceny

LMV

Mal wound

 

PG

(See facts)

Murder

 

s.33

 

Sched:

Larceny

LMV

18y

NPP 13y

 

 

FT 7y

 

Total

20y

NPP 15y

 

 

 

21y 6m

NPP 15y 6m

 

FT 8y

 

Total

24y

NPP 18y

 

Priors for violence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Priors for violence – breached conditional liberty

Assault

Intent GBH

SNPP 20 years

Two offenders assaulted male acquaintance in own unit – planned attempt to rob – victim suffered brain damage – fatal assault on second male who arrived unexpectedly at unit

CB – history of sexual assault resulting in drug addiction – suffering drug induced psychotic illness – assistance in relation to perpetrator of sexual assault

IM – disturbed childhood – sexually assaulted resulting in drug addiction

 

Discount for guilty plea at or slightly above mid-point of range – CB combined discount – not specified – at least 15% for future assistance

ANDERSON[2006] NSWCCA 156VG

17y

NPP 11y

AD Strangulation

(1995) strangled husband with cord and buried him under house – premeditated offence

Deteriorating health – advanced age – two trials

WATERS

(29)

[2006] NSWSC 502

Hislop J

PG

(20%)

20y

NPP 15y

 Criminal record – no violence

Assault

Intent GBH

SNPP 20 years

Struck defenceless male with metal water pipe – unprovoked attack – angry with victim over trivial matters

Remorse – out of character

JALATY

(30-31)

[2006] NSWSC 675

Grove J

VG

Murder

 

Mal Admin noxious thing

20y

NPP 15y

 

FT 5y

(concurrent)

 Not relevant

Ingestion of methadone

Recklessness

SNPP 20 years

Female dosed 3y daughter with methadone causing cardiac respiratory arrest – 3 months later dosed daughter again causing death – attempting to control behaviour and keep child asleep during liaison with male friend

Difficult life with rape, forced marriages and serious back injuries from car accident – acute loneliness – drug addiction from back injuries – protective custody – chronic back pain

IMNETU

[2006] NSWCCA 203

 

[2014] NSWCCA 99

VG

26y 6m

NPP 20y

AD

 

 

 

AD

(Muldrock)

 

Strangulation

Joint criminal enterprise

SNPP 20 years

Assisted primary offender in killing of male acquaintance – victim dosed with heroin, assaulted and strangled in own home – offender acted as lookout and helped dispose of body

MENCARIOUS

(37)

[2006] NSWSC 719

Grove J

 

(2008) 189 A Crim R 219

[2008] NSWCCA 237

 

[2014] NSWCCA 104

VG

26y 8m

NPP 20y

AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AD

Nil

Asphyxiation

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Attacked wife with bottle – history of violence – middle range offence

HARRISON

(31)

[2006] NSWSC 740

Grove J

VG

20y

NPP 15y

 Priors

Stabbing

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Upset over death of friend from fatal drug dose – blamed victim and friends – fatally stabbed victim some months later

Deprived childhood as abandoned aboriginal child – long term substance abuse – judgment clouded by abuse and low intelligence

BURRELL

(44)

[2006] NSWSC 581

Barr J

 

[2007] NSWCCA 65

 

[2008] 238 CLR 218

 

 

(2009) 196 A Crim R 199

[2009] NSWCCA 163

VG

Murder

 

Detain for advantage

Life

AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

HCA AA – matter remitted to CCA

 

AD

Moderate recordUnknown

Carefully planned kidnapping of female friend for ransom – body never recovered

COLB

(29)

[2006] NSWSC 811

Latham J

PG

(25%)

18y

NPP 14y

 Lengthy record – breached conditional liberty

Stabbing

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Stabbed 68y male acquaintance in sudden explosion of violence – close relationship over several years – exploited victim's sexual interest for own purposes – trigger for stabbing unclear.

Difficult and uncontrolled childhood – disturbed psychiatric state caused by history of violent sexual assaults

D.NGUYEN

(22)

[2006] NSWSC 850

Hulme J

 

(2007) 180 A Crim R 267

[2007] NSWCCA 363

VG

Murder

 

 

s.33

31y

NPP 23y

 

 

9y 4m

NPP 7y

 

Total:

33y

NPP 25y

AA

27y 4m

NPP 20y

 

9y 4m

NPP 7y

 

Total:

29y 4m

NPP 22y

drugs and driving offences

Shooting

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Four offenders entered Billiards Hall armed with gun and samurai sword – walked up to group partying and shot dead female and injured male – wrong victim – motivation unclear – cold-blooded execution – brazens offence – substantially above mid-range offence – equal culpability

Other offenders conviction quashed on appeal

AOUN

(25)

[2006] NSWSC 800

Hulme J

 

[2007] NSWCCA 292

VG

17y 3m

NPP 13y

ADNil

Shooting

Accessory before fact to murder

Victim shot dead in drive by shooting of house after ongoing dispute between shooter and victim's son – offender knew shooter intended to kill or inflict GBH on son or family and killing within scope – helped prepare stolen car used in shooting – gave some advice – declined to accompany shooter – lesser role but still substantial assistance

SNPP not applied because accessory before the fact

SHEPHERD

(32)

[2006] NSWSC 799

Hoeben J

 

[2011] NSWCCA 245

VG

20y

NPP 15y

Conviction ADMinor

Assault

Intent GBH

SNPP 20 years

Assaulted wife with iron and hammer during argument – death caused by blood loss – intoxicated – unpremeditated – below mid-range

Genuine remorse – good character – good prospects of rehabilitation

SILVANO

(26)

[2006] NSWSC 832

Hulme J

 

(2008) 184 A Crim R 593

[2008] NSWCCA 118

VG

Murder

 

s.97(2)

 

 

s.33

21y 4m

NPP 16y

 

9y 4m

NPP 7y

 

5y 4m

NPP 4y

 

Total:

22y 4m

NPP 17y

ADPriors – no incarceration

Shooting

Felony murder

SNPP 20 years

With girlfriend attempted to rob male stranger at night with loaded shotgun – girlfriend accidentally shot – fired at male hitting him in shoulder – just below mid-range

Raped and assaulted in custody – protective custody – remorse and grief – father of young child

HOHAIA

(18)

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABDULKADER

(21)

[2006] NSWSC 866

Kirby J

 

[2015] NSWCCA 91

(Hohaia only)

VG

Murder

 

 

Rob in Co

 

AOABH

 

 

VG

Murder

 

Rob in Co

24y

NPP 18y

 

 

FT 18m

 

FT 9m

(all concurrent)

 

21y

NPP 15y 9m

 

FT 18m

(concurrent)

AA

24y

NPP 18y

 

FT 18m

 

FT 9m

(all concurrent)

Priors – no violence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Significant record

Assault

Intent GBH

SNPP 20 years

Sustained assault on male acquaintance over several hours – victim assaulted by H in home of H's mother – victim robbed of mobile phone and wallet, forced to reveal PIN and taken to ATM to obtain money – subjected to further assault by both offenders and left for dead – H principal offender – A lesser offender but involved in second, fatal assault on victim - no clear motive

H - also sentenced for assault on male in company with friend three months earlier – sustained attack with no motive - disrupted childhood with early drug abuse

A – early drug abuse

WALLACE

(55)

[2006] NSWSC 897

James J

 

[2007] NSWCCA 63

VG

20y

NPP 14y

Crown ADBreached parole for drug offences

Shooting

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Shot female lover in back of head - premeditated but motive unclear – concealed body in bush

Former prison officer and police officer – brain damage resulting from assault in gaol.

APPS[2006] NSWCCA 290

PG

(25%)

 

Sched:

BE&S

27y

NPP 20y 9m

AA

18y

NPP 13y 6m

Dishonesty, possess knives, assaultShooting

SNPP 20 years

Acquainted with victim – broke into nearby farm stealing four guns – shot victim at victim's home.

Personality disorder

A

(16)

 

 

Co-offender:

HOURI [2007]

[2006] NSWSC 1035

Buddin J

PG

12y 8m

NPP 9y 6m

 Priors

Stabbing

Felony murder

SNPP 20 years

Involved in armed robbery of service station – after robbery co-offender suddenly and without provocation stabbed operator four times

Remorse – prospects of rehabilitation – discount for assistance – protective custody

MB

(16)

[2006] NSWSC 1164

Howie J

 

[2013] NSWCCA 254

VG

22y

NPP 15y 6m

AA

17y 6m

NPP 12y 6m

Nil

Assault / stabbing

Intent GBH

SNPP 20 years

Unprovoked confrontation on street between group of intoxicated youths and two intoxicated males – fist fight between offender and victim – stabbed victim in neck with broken bottle – unplanned offence – midrange seriousness

Born in PNG – positive evidence of rehabilitation – youth

DARWICHE

(26/28)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EL-ZEYAT

(23)

 

AOUAD

(22)

[2006] NSWSC 1167

Bell J

 

[2011] NSWCCA 62

(conviction appeals)

 

[2015] NSWCCA 196

(Sentence appeals - El-Zeyat, Aouad)

VG

Mal discharge firearm W/I

 

Shoot W/I to murder

 

2 x Murder

 

 

2 x Murder

 

 

2 x Murder

2 x Life

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 x Life

 

 

2 x Life

Conviction AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sentence AD

 

 

Sentence AD

Relatively minor – breached bond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Relatively minor

 

 

Relatively minor – Breached bond

Shooting

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Ongoing dispute between two families originally over drug business – ongoing violence

June 2001 – D entered bedroom with co-offender - fired five shots at male – intent to kneecap not kill – serious injuries

July 2003 – D and co-offender fired 55 round from SKS semi-automatic rifles at house after luring out occupants – no one injured

Aug 2003 – D, E and A fired at second house using SKS rifles and pistols –sleeping female and male killed

(co-offender remitted for sentence after 2015 appeal)

CHRISTOV

(52)

[2006] NSWSC 1179

Kirby J

 

[2009] NSWCCA 168

VG

23y

NPP 17y

ADViolence

Strangulation

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Strangled ex-girlfriend during struggle in victim's home– angered at break up – mid-range

Remorse – protective custody – reasonable prospects of rehabilitation

STEER

(40)

[2006] NSWSC 1198

Whealy J

 

(2008) 191 A Crim R 435

[2008] NSWCCA 295

VG

Murder

 

AR

29y 4m

NPP 22y

 

FT 4y

 

Total

31y 4m

NPP 24y

ADLengthy

Stabbing

Intent to kill

SNPP 20 years

Broke into home and stabbed male occupant in neck – set fire to house with body inside – angered at relationship between deceased and ex-girlfriend – above mid-range offences – intent formed after entry to house – on separate occasion robbed bank

Single parent with 4 children

BROWN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co-offender

HUDD [2013]

[2006] NSWCCA 395

VG

Murder

 

2 x Agg AR

 

 

 

s.33

 

 

AOABH in Co

20y

NPP 15y

 

8y

NPP 6y

(each)

 

3y

NPP 2y 3m

 

2y 6m

NPP 1y 10m

 

Total:

21y 10m

NPP 16y 10m

ADLengthy

Shooting

Felony murder – accessorial liability

Two offenders involved in planned armed robbery of electrical store – three employees tied up – one employee hit on head with gun and one with vacuum cleaner – third employee shot dead by co-offender in pursuit

Lesser offender

IMBRISAK

(29)

[2006] NSWSC 1382

Hidden J

PG

(15%)

Murder

 

Mansl

 

Mal wound

18y 6m

NPP 13y 6m

 

 

FT 7y

 

FT 2y 6m

 

Total

23y

NPP 18y

 Lengthy – mostly drugs and dishonestyStabbing

SNPP 20 years

Stabbed male transvestite prostitute during sexual encounter – spontaneous offence

Fatal stabbing of male acquaintance during argument – excessive self-defence – daughter of victim also injured in incident

Isolated person

GOEBEL-McGREGOR

(62)

[2006] NSWCCA 390VG

20y

NPP 15y

ADMinor

Shooting

Intent to kill

Shot wife in back of head during argument over custody of children

Depressive illness – good character

 Last updated 9.7.2018

 

 

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