Terrorised mother jailed for daughter’s torture death at hands of stepfather in Newcastle

Terrorised mother jailed for daughter’s torture death at hands of stepfather in Newcastle

Updated March 23, 2018 15:19:10 The mother of a Hunter Valley girl who was tortured and murdered by her stepfather will spend at least 18 months in jail, after a judge noted she too was a victim of terror. Detectives found the 12-year-old girl known as CN dead in her …

‘Night stalker’ Jason Burr jailed for 20 years over multiple rapes

‘Night stalker’ Jason Burr jailed for 20 years over multiple rapes

Updated March 22, 2018 18:14:07 A serial rapist who targeted sleeping women by breaking into their homes has been jailed for 20 years after DNA evidence linked him to the attacks. Jason Juan Burr, dubbed the “night stalker” for his attacks on four women between 2008 and 2016, pleaded guilty …

Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian teenager who slapped Israeli soldier, jailed for 8 months

Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian teenager who slapped Israeli soldier, jailed for 8 months

Updated March 22, 2018 07:35:25 Video: Ahed Tamimi filmed punching Israeli soldier (ABC News) Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi has been sentenced to eight months in prison for slapping and kicking a pair of Israeli soldiers outside her West Bank home, capping a case that sparked uproar in Israel, turned the …

Afghan refugee jailed over Kilburn fight after murder charge downgraded

Afghan refugee jailed over Kilburn fight after murder charge downgraded

Posted March 21, 2018 17:05:33 An Afghan refugee who was found lying unconscious on the side of a suburban Adelaide road next to the body of his dead friend has been sentenced to 21 months in jail. Mohammad Bashir Rafi, 32, was initially charged with the murder of his friend …

Leeann Lapham’s killer jailed for manslaughter over ‘brutal’ death

Leeann Lapham’s killer jailed for manslaughter over ‘brutal’ death

Posted March 21, 2018 14:19:16 A man has been jailed for nine years for the manslaughter of his former partner Leeann Lapham in far north Queensland in 2010, after a court heard the pair argued over an empty bacon packet. Police last month discovered Ms Lapham’s remains during a search …