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Man jailed for killing love rival with 4WD at Cessnock

Joshua Smith has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years for the manslaughter of love rival Ewan Sams, driving into him in his own backyard.

Man ‘sorry’ for killing love rival at Cessnock

Joshua Walker Smith has told a NSW court he was sorry for the pain and suffering he had caused the family of a man he fatally crushed with his 4WD.

Love rival ‘crushed to death’ in Cessnock backyard

Joshua Smith slammed his foot on the accelerator of his 4WD, crushing love rival Ewan Sams against the backyard garage of his home and causing fatal injuries.

Man admits Cessnock backyard killing in 4WD

Prosecutors have accepted Joshua Walker Smith's guilty plea to manslaughter after he was accused of murdering his victim by running him down in his backyard.

‘Good bloke’ Jamie Cust stabbed friend 49 times

It was out of character for abattoir worker Jamie Cust to stab a colleague 49 times, his stepsister and stepfather said before his sentencing for manslaughter.

Newcastle Boxing Day barbecue killing ‘not murder’

A NSW Supreme Court judge has found Shaun Johnson not guilty of murdering a mate at a Boxing Day barbecue in Newcastle, saying the key prosecution witness wasn't credible.

Man killed mate at Mayfield Boxing Day BBQ

Shaun Garry Johnson has pleaded guilty to manslaughter but is standing trial for the stabbing murder of a mate at a Boxing Day barbecue in Newcastle.
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