Husband who used car as a ‘weapon’ at wife’s Cape York funeral found guilty of manslaughter

Husband who used car as a ‘weapon’ at wife’s Cape York funeral found guilty of manslaughter

Updated May 18, 2018 16:11:53 Photo: The court was told Garry Hudson lost self-control after being excluded from his partner’s funeral. (Facebook) Related Story: ‘Literally a death at a funeral’: Man faces murder trial for driving into woman at funeral A man who drove through a house full of mourners …

Daniel Heazlewood jailed over manslaughter of mother Linda Sidon

Daniel Heazlewood jailed over manslaughter of mother Linda Sidon

Posted May 14, 2018 12:58:42 A man who killed his mother and buried her body in Queensland’s Gold Coast hinterland with a bag of lime “like he had seen on the movies” has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison. Daniel Paul Heazlewood pleaded guilty to manslaughter and …

Jessie Donker sentenced to four years’ jail for manslaughter of abusive partner in ‘freakish accident’

Jessie Donker sentenced to four years’ jail for manslaughter of abusive partner in ‘freakish accident’

Posted May 11, 2018 13:26:14 Photo: The court found Jessie Donker lost self control after she was attacked by Richard Powell. (Facebook: Jessie Donker) A Melbourne woman has been sentenced to four years’ jail for the manslaughter of her abusive partner, who she killed in a “freakish accident” by causing …

Son pleads guilty to manslaughter of Gold Coast woman Linda Sidon

Son pleads guilty to manslaughter of Gold Coast woman Linda Sidon

Updated May 09, 2018 10:45:43 The son of missing Gold Coast woman Linda Sidon has pleaded guilty to the her manslaughter in a Brisbane court. Daniel Heazlewood appeared in the Supreme Court this morning where he also pleaded guilty to interfering with a corpse. He was arrested in Brisbane in …

Families of workplace accident victims back call for new industrial manslaughter offence with jail term

Families of workplace accident victims back call for new industrial manslaughter offence with jail term

Updated April 29, 2018 08:11:33 Photo: Jack Brownlee died a day after being trapped in a deep trench in an industrial accident near Ballarat. (Supplied: Damascus College, Ballarat) Related Story: Second man dies following Ballarat trench collapse Related Story: Company fined over death of sewerage worker It was a tragedy …

Queensland police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter of his baby

A Queensland Police Officer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter over the death of his 10-week-old baby. A Brisbane court has heard how Colin David Randall killed his baby with a single punch. His charge was downgraded from murder. Source link

Queensland police officer Colin Randall pleads guilty to son’s manslaughter

Queensland police officer Colin Randall pleads guilty to son’s manslaughter

Updated April 20, 2018 15:28:24 A senior constable from the Brisbane region has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his two-month-old son. Colin David Randall was charged with murder in 2016, 18 months after the boy suffered significant injuries at a home in Victoria Point on Brisbane’s bayside. The charges …

Man accused of manslaughter and sexual assault of baby in Alice Springs granted bail

Man accused of manslaughter and sexual assault of baby in Alice Springs granted bail

Posted April 11, 2018 15:23:46 A man accused of the manslaughter and sexual assault of a five-month-old baby in Alice Springs has been granted bail. Warning: This story contains distressing details about a baby’s injuries. Michael Smedley died in 2012. A coronial hearing in 2016 found he had 26 bruises …

Rape, manslaughter charges laid over death of five-month-old baby in Alice Springs

Rape, manslaughter charges laid over death of five-month-old baby in Alice Springs

Updated April 06, 2018 19:36:16 Photo: The mother of the baby said she had started to lose hope charges would be laid. (Supplied) A 25-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter and sexual intercourse without consent over the death of a five-month-old baby in Alice Springs. Key points: The baby …

Chinese student on manslaughter charge over botched breast procedure wins visa battle

Chinese student on manslaughter charge over botched breast procedure wins visa battle

Posted April 05, 2018 13:59:37 Photo: Yueqiong Fu, who is charged with manslaughter, has had her student visa reinstated. (ABC News: Vincent de Gouw ) Related Story: Tourist charged with manslaughter over botched breast surgery death A Chinese student facing manslaughter charges over a botched cosmetic breast procedure at a …