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Murder - s.19A - 1990-1993

NAME
(age if known)

DATEPLEASENTENCEAPPEALRECORDHOW KILLEDINVOLVEMENT & SUMMARY

GLOVER

(57)

NSWSC

Wood J

29.11.1990

VG

6 x murder

 

Rob with wounding

 

Robbery

 

Wound W/I to do GBH

Life steal, indecent assault, AOABHassault"Granny killer" - attacks on elderly women

McCABE

(19)

NSWSC

Abadee J

14.12.1990

 

NSWCCA

14.10.1991

PG

MT 15y

AT 5y

AA

MT 9y

AT 7y

minorstabbing

Repeatedly stabbed elderly neighbour while attempting to rob.

Mother of young baby.

VEITCH

(24)

NSWSC

Hunt J

19.3.1991

PG

MT 12y

AT 6y

 nil

strangulation

intent kill

Strangled and bashed sister with brick when she resisted attempt at sexual intercourse.

MORGAN

(17y 3m)

 

MIHAILOVIC

(18y 5m)

 

HOWARD

(18y 2m)

NSWSC

B- Parker J

15.4.1991

 

 

 

NSWSC

B- Parker J

30.8.1991

VG

MT 10y

AT 8y

 

MT 10y

AT 8y

 

MT 8y

AT 5y

AD

(1992) 29 NSWLR 242

nil

 

 

nil

 

 

minor

assault

intent GBH / joint enterprise to assault

Gang homosexual bashing – victim lured to toilet and attacked - beating and kicking

H some assistance to police.

MIDDIS

(30)

NSWSC

Enderby J

6.5.1991

PG

(day 7 of trial)

MT 12y

AT 3y

 minor

strangulation

intent kill

Strangled wife - degree of provocation.

Intellectually handicapped - gave evidence for Crown.

COLES

(25)

NSWSC

Mathews J

14.5.1991

PG

Murder

 

Armed Rob

MT 11y 6m

AT 5y 6m

 robbery (related to murder)

shooting

intent kill

Shot co-offender in robbery for proceeds of robbery.

PHILLIPS

(18)

NSWSC

Mathews J

21.5.1991

 

NSWCCA

14.11.1991

VG

MT 15y

AT 9y

ADnil

stabbing

intent kill

Stabbed neighbour's wife in front of 2 young children

Diminished responsibility rejected - psychiatric condition.

GILLESPIE

(22)

NSWSC

Sharpe J

6.6.1991

 

NSW CCA

11.8.1992

VG

MT 6y

AT 5y

Conviction AD

 

nil

stabbing

intent GBH

Female - stabbed friend in street.

DUQUE

(21)

NSWSC

Campbell J

24.6.1991

VG

MT 12y

AT 4y

 nil

shooting

intent kill

Premeditated execution of lover's husband - motivated by fear of victim

WEBSTER

(18)

NSWCCA

15.7.1991

PG

MT 14y

AT 6y

ADnilassault

Choked and crushed head with rock when 14y female resisted attempted rape at party

Intoxicated.

CALLEJA

(17)

NSWSC

Slattery AJ

19.7.1991

VG

Murder

 

PG

Rob

 

2 x Obtain by deception

MT 15y

AT 5y

 long record armed robbery, kidnapping

strangulation

reckless indifference

Robbery - tied elderly lady up in house - took chequebook and withdrew money.

Escapee at time of offence.

NORTON

(26)

NSWSC

Hunt J

18.9.1991

VG

MT 9y

AT 3y

 assault, malicious damage

assault

intent GBH

Bashed homosexual lover - left in surf – no premeditation

AINSWORTH

(24)

NSWSC

Hunt CJ at CL

9.12.1991

 

(1994) 76 A Crim R 127

VG

MT 12y

AT 4y

ADnil

shooting

reckless indifference

Shot victim in chest at close range - jealous confrontation

LOWE

(17y 4m)

NSWCCA

19.2.1992

VG

MT 12y

AT 3y 7m

AA

MT 10y 3m

AT 5y 4m

nil

assault

intent GBH

Rammed victim's head into pole - no premeditation - vicious attack by large youth on smaller youth

Blamed others until after conviction

MILES

(18)

NSWSC

Mathews J

23.3.1992

 

NSWCCA

28.3.1995

VG

MT 12y 6m

AT 5y 6m

Conviction ADnilstabbing

Crime of passion against ex-girlfriend

Diminished responsibility rejected.

O'HELLO

(23)

NSWSC

Finlay J

31.3.1992

VG

Murder

 

Enter dwell w/i and armed

MT 12y

AT 4y

 steal, malicious damageshootingShotgun robbery at private home

DUNDAS

(26)

NSWSC

Studdert J

15.4.1992

VG

MT 11y

AT 5y

 minorstabbingStabbed de facto - provocation rejected

RICHARDS

(27)

NSWSC

Finlay J

15.4.1992

VG

Murder

 

PG

Mansl

 

Stealing

 

SMV

MT 15y

AT 5y

 Attempt AR, dishonesty, malicious damage - on bail for manslaughter.stabbing

Met murder victim at night-club and both returned to victim's house - used full bottles, knife and scissors to kill - stole property.

Killed manslaughter victim by stamping and kicking head - motive stealing - upon arrest assaulted police

BOSSIE

(22)

NSWSC

Studdert J

16.4.1992

PG

(after 4th day of trial)

Murder

 

Sexual ass

MT 14y

AT 6y

 kidnapping, sexual assaultstrangulationBashed, sexually assaulted & strangled young woman.

MASSINGHAM

(29)

NSWSC

Enderby J

20.5.1992

PG

MT 12y

AT 4y

 nil

strangulation

intent kill

Entered house on pretext of having sex but killed victim in response to dreams.

Severely depressed.

KNOWLSON

(18y 9m)

 

PERKINS

(18y 3m)

NSWSC

Enderby J

21.5.1992

 

PG

 

 

PG

MT 12y

AT 6y

 

MT 8y

AT 7y

 prior offences

strangulation / stabbing

intent kill

Premeditated killing of old man

K dominant offender

P suffering brain damage from petrol sniffing and intellectual disability

WEBB

(40)

NSWSC

B-Parker J

17.6.1992

PG

MT 11y

AT 3y

 property offences, no violence

shooting

intent kill

Separated from wife after retrenched – threats to kill - travelled 6 months - purchased gun in Adelaide then travelled to Broken Hill and shot sleeping wife - only admitted guilt when weapon found.

HUNTER

(21)

NSWCCA

7.7.1992

VG

MT 16y

AT 5y

ADserious

shooting

intent kill

Claimed victim mistreated wife - cold-blooded assassination

MTD

(16y 8m)

 

 

 

 

S McAULIFFE

(17y 11m)

 

 

 

D McAULIFFE

(16y 10m)

NSWSC

Wood J

7.8.1992

 

NSWCCA

(1993) 70 A Crim R 303

 

HCA

(1995) 69 ALJR 621

PG

Murder

 

Malicious wounding

 

VG

Murder

 

Rob/wound

 

VG

Murder

 

Mal wound w/i GBH

MT 11y

AT 8y

 

 

 

 

MT 12y

AT 8y

 

 

 

MT 12y

AT 8y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conviction AD

 

 

 

 

Conviction AD

lengthy, including assault

 

 

 

 

nil

 

 

 

 

nil

assault / drowning

common criminal enterprise to assault

Attacked two men with intent to rob at night in park – one man assaulted with hammer, punched and kick - one fell over the cliff in attempt to escape

ZIDANSEK

(17y 11m)

NSWCCA

31.8.1992

PG

MT 13y

AT 7y

ADminor BES

assault

intent GBH

Sustained attack on homeless man with pipe – victim set alight.

SHARPE

(19)

NSWSC

Wood J

10.9.1992

PG

MT 10y

AT 8y

 minor - disregarded

assault and strangulation

intent GBH

Went to aunt's home in early hours of morning to sexually assault her - struck her with poker and strangled with cord.

DAVISON

(19)

NSWSC

Wood J

11.9.1992

PG

MT 13y 5m

AT 7y

 nilstrangulation / stabbingKilled girlfriend – assault causing fractures to head - set body alight after death

OBHOLZ

(43)

NSWSC

Abadee J

18.9.1992

VG

Murder

 

2 x mansl

 

7 x culpable drive (GBH)

 

8 x AOABH

MT 16y

AT 8y

 Breached restraining order in relation to victim

stabbing

intent kill

Went to ex-girlfriend's office, locked her in and stabbed her savagely - deliberately drove into path of bus killing 2 & injuring 15 - premeditated murder with degree of cunning – jealousy - insanity and diminished responsibility rejected - driving into bus attempted suicide.

COULSTOCK

(35)

 

 

SUMMERSFORD

(30)

NSWCCA

9.10.1992

VG

 

 

 

VG

MT 16y

AT 4y

 

 

MT 6y

AT 2y

AA

MT 14y

AT 6y

 

Crown AD

armed robbery, on parole

 

 

stealing, driving drugs

drowning - burnt car containing body

Fight in pub and behind yacht club - drowned victim then placed body in car and burnt car

S dealt with as principle in second degree

WHITEHOUSE

(35)

NSWSC

Allen J

12.10.1992

PG

MT 13y

AT 4y 4m

 possession of prohibited weapon

shooting

intent kill

During argument went away and got gun - shot victim 8 times - paraded over dying body

Personality disorder.

ROBINSON

(53)

NSWSC

McInerney J

16.10.1992

VG

2 x murder

MT 14y

AT 4y

  

shooting

intent kill

Shot ex-wife and boyfriend - killing of boyfriend pre-meditated, but not killing of wife.

CAMERON

(37)

NSWSC

Newman J

16.10.1992

VGLife two prior murdersassault

Lured female through radio ad for relationship – assaulted victim and she drowned in her blood

Similar offence committed previously

BAWDEN

(22 at offence - 40 at confession)

NSWSC

Mathews J 30.10.1992

PG

MT 8y

AT 7y

 priors but nil violencestrangulationConfessed to murder of woman years after woman's husband had served a long sentence for murder – victim assaulted in own home

JOYCE

(23)

NSWSC

Loveday J

20.11.1992

 

NSWCCA

25.7.1994

VG

2 x murder

MT 15y

AT 5y

ADminor

shooting

intent to kill

Planned murder of de facto's ex-husband and his new lover - shot sleeping female then waited in house and shot male in head as he came through door- poured petrol over bodies and incinerated them.

STRONG

(25)

NSWSC

Loveday J

2.12.1992

PG

during trial

MT 11y

AT 5y

 nilstabbingStabbed de facto wife whilst she was sleeping.

JERRARD

(21)

 

 

Co-offender:

LIVERMORE

NSWSC

Hunt CJ at CL

21.12.1992

PG

MT 9y

AT 3y

 Record for malicious damage, assaults, BES, unlawful use of motor vehicles

Assault

Intent GBH

Assaulted male occupant of house while stealing car – extraordinary injuries – left victim tied up

Aboriginal

GILL

(18)

NSWSC

Mathews J

9.2.1993

VG

MT 10y 6m

AT 6y 6m

 very minor

assault

reckless indifference

Affected by liquor - assaulted girlfriend - kicked 27m old stepson, picked him up by ankles and threw to ground.

PALME

(30)

NSWSC

Mathews J

26.2.1993

PG

MT 10y

AT 6y

 minor

assault and drowning

intent kill

Premeditated offence - while fishing struck male acquaintance on head and pushed him into sea

Moved in with victim's wife within weeks.

CATON

(18)

 

 

 

 

McDONALD

(19)

NSWSC

Levine J

12.3.1993

 

NSWCCA

18.8.1994

(McDonald)

VG

Murder

 

PG

Rob in Co

 

PG

MT 10y

AT 5y

 

 

 

 

MT 18y

AT 6y

 

 

 

 

 

 

AA

MT 15y

AT 7y

minor

 

 

 

 

 

no violence but lengthy dishonesty.

shooting

common purpose robbery

intent kill

Intending to steal taxi told driver to get out and run - shot to prevent identification.

BUTLER

(33)

NSWSC

Studdert J

12.3.1993

 

NSWCCA

22.11.1995

VG

MT 12y

AT 4y

ADviolent offences - on parole for AR

shooting

intent kill

Victim armed with knife in violent struggle with 3rd person - shot twice by offender - self-defence on 2nd fatal shot rejected

Members of bikie gangs.

TWALA

(30)

NSWSC

Sully J

18.3.1993

 

NSWCCA

4.11.1994

VGLife

AA

MT 15y

AT 5y

nil

stabbing

intent GBH

Brutal stabbing of estranged wife.

Diminished responsibility rejected.

VERNEY

(16)

NSWCCA

23.3.1993

VG

2 x Murder

MT 13y

AT 7y

ADminorshooting

Shot mother and baby sister - claim of mercy killing

Diminished responsibility rejected.

CRAIG

(16½)

NSWSC

Abadee J

14.4.1993

 

VG

Murder

 

PG

Kidnap

 

Use weapon resist arrest

MT 7y 6m

AT 6y

 On bail and bond - priors include. kidnap and possess offensive weapon

stabbing

intent GBH

Threatened girlfriend then stabbed male with knife when he sought to intervene - abducted pregnant girlfriend - used knife to resist arrest – spontaneous offence - affected by liquor

Earlier attempt to PG rejected

CORRIGAN

(34)

NSWSC

Finlay J

15.4.1993

VG

MT 16y 6m

AT 5y 6m

 nil

shooting

intent to kill

Shot pregnant wife - premeditated "with a degree of calculation"

Personality disorder with unmet dependency needs

RYAN

(29)

NSWSC

Abadee J

7.5.1993

 

(1995) 90 A Crim R 191

PG

Murder

 

Steal from dwelling

 

Steal car

MT 14y

AT 6y

AD cut throat

Broke into neighbour's unit and cut his throat with a knife - later stole goods and car

Had been drinking heavily.

HEO

(29)

NSWSC

Allen J

21.5.1993

VG

MT 11y

AT 3y 8m

 lengthy

stabbing

intent GBH

Obsessed with victim who rejected him

O'BRIEN

(19)

NSWCCA

10.6.1993

PG

MT 10y

AT 6y

Crown AA

MT 12y

AT 6y

BES – stealing – AOABH - mal damage

shooting

felony murder

Entered bedroom with loaded rifle and shot victim when challenged.

Crown appeal - withdrew offer to assist

BOLAND

(25)

 

HART

(24)

Studdert J

25.6.1993

 

NSWCCA

21.6.1996

(Hart)

VG

MT 14y

AT 4y

 

MT 14y

AT 4y

 

 

 

AD

minor

 

 

minor

drowning

intent GBH

Victim disruptive and removed from hotel - body later found bashed and left in water near weir to drown.
IGNJATIC(1993) 68 A Crim R 333

VG

Murder

 

AOABH

Life

(pre Sentencing Act)

AA

MT 15y

AT 5y

 

shooting

reckless indifference

Drive by shooting at night club.

GARFORTH

(29)

NSWSC

Newman J

9.7.1993

 

NSWCCA

23.5.1994

PGLifeADlengthydrowningAbducted, sexually assaulted and drowned 9y female in dam

McGARRITY

(28)

 

 

 

 

 

CLARK

(33)

NSWSC

Newman J

16.7.1993

 

NSWCCA

10.6.1994

 

NSWSC

Newman J

5.11.1993

VG

Murder

 

Rob/wound

MT 12y

AT 8y

 

 

 

 

 

MT 10y

AT 6y

ADassault, drugs, driving.

assault

intent GBH

Set upon victim to rob him.

HUYNH

(27)

NSWSC

James J

19.7.1993

PG

MT 10y

AT 4y

 nil

stabbing

intent kill

Stabbing of ex-girlfriend.

BAKER

(24)

NSWSC

Wood J

23.7.1993

 

NSWCCA

24.5.1994.

PG

MT 5y

AT 5y

Crown AA

MT 8y

AT 4y

nil

stabbing

intent GBH

Reluctantly took young female friend of family to see victim - when she refused to leave fight developed and offender stabbed victim with knife

Remorse.

MOORE

(19)

NSWSC

Wood J

5.8.1993

 

NSWCCA

21.6.1995

VG

MT 10y

AT 5y

Conviction ADminor stabbing

Drunken fight between friends – victim stabbed 6 times

Offender called ambulance - claimed self defence

BAKER

(46)

NSWSC

Newman J

6.8.1993

 

NSWCCA

20.9.1995

PG

6 x Murder

 

Attempt murder

LifeADminor

shooting

intent kill

Murdered 6 people after breakdown of relationship with one of victims.

TROTTER

(57)

(1993) 68 A Crim R 536

NSWSC

Hunt CJ at CL

VG

Murder

 

Sexual assault

Life Rape

drowning

intent kill

Sexual assaulted 2y boy then placed him in river

Diminished defence rejected - psychiatric history - "dangerous"

CANNON

(30)

NSWCCA

30.8.1993

VG

Murder

MT 17y 2m

AT 5y

ADindecent assault and dishonestystabbingMultiple stab wounds - body left in river

CAMPBELL

(20)

NSWSC

Abadee J

3.9.1993

VG

MT 5y 7m

AT 4y

 lengthy record – property, assault and robbery offencesassaultVictim bashed with punches, kicks and striking of head with brick - body weighted down with bricks and thrown into river - group involved.

NORRIS

(18)

NSWSC

27.9.1993

James J

PG

MT 10y

AT 5y

 minor

assault

Intent GBH

Fatally assaulted 2y daughter of de facto –sustained assault to entire body – hit head against wall – hit head with architrave

Intoxicated and distressed after grandmother's funeral – alcohol problem – immature – contrition

DAVIS

(18y 3d)

 

WIGGINS

(24)

NSWSC

Campbell J

28.10.1993

PG

 

 

PG

MT 13y

AT 7y

 

MT 15y

AT 6y

 

mainly dishonesty

 

mainly dishonesty

shooting

intent kill

Victim lured to isolated area and shot - offenders believed he was ripping them off over drug crop they all involved in.

MORGAN

(22)

(1993) 70 A Crim R 368

PG

Murder

 

BES

 

AR

MT 14y

AT 6y

ADpoor

assault

intent GBH

Killed shop owner sleeping in shop to protect property - repeated bashing with wood

LORENZO

(33)

NSWSC

Dunford J

26.11.1993

 

NSWCCA

22.5.1995

 

[2001] NSWCCA 389

VG

MT 17y

AT 5y 6m

Conviction AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sentence AD

seriousassault / strangulation

Robbery and murder of female in her home

Some assistance to authorities.

HUNGERFORD

(20)

NSWCCA

15.12.1993

PG

MT 18y

AT 6y

AD

(top of range)

nil of consequenceassaultAbducted and sexually assaulted 49y woman - bashed skull with piece of concrete.

CHETCUTI

(47)

NSWCCA

24.12.1993

VG

MT 18y

AT 6y

ADnil

drowning

intent kill

Killed estranged wife because feared she would win property case in Family Court case - forced her off road, kidnapped her, battered with rock then put her in unconscious in lake believing she was dead

LIEW

(49)

 

LIM

(33)

NSWCCA

24.12.1993

PG

 

 

VG

Murder

 

s.90A

MT 20y

AT 6y

 

MT 18y

AT 6y

AD

 

Armed robbery in Malaysia

 

Nil

shootingKilling of Dr Chang – pulled over victim driving to work - Liew shot victim when he refused to give them money

 

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