KILLER TO STAY FREE – Friday March 22 2013

– The one-punch killing of a young man outside a nightclub six years ago would likely remain unsolved, an inquest was told yesterday.
Police recently reviewed evidence in the death of Shannon McCormack outside the former QBH nightclub.
Fresh CCTV vision was released, and a $100,000 reward offered.
But Detective Sergeant Brent Fisher told the Coroner’s Court yesterday that while the review might have revealed a new person of interest, no credible information about him had so far been offered.
Police released that footage, and a photofit compiled by one witness in February.
In that footage, about 35 minutes before the killing, the person is seen walking past the nightclub and stopping to talk to a group.
“The male person in the footage…May or may not be the actual offender in relation to the death of Shannon McCormack,” Detective Sergeant Fisher told the court.
“Investigators are treating this person as only as a person of interest whom investigators would like to speak to…thee are no current suspects.”
Mr McCormack, 22, was fatally attacked after trying to break up a fight on May 22nd, 2007.
Outside court yesterday, his parents, Bill and Cheryl, made a last ditch plea for information.
The inquest was adjourned pending coroner Peter White’s finding – Paul Anderson

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About Jumpin' Jack Cash

Deep connections are the most important aspect of my existence. I don’t care if people don’t know what they want. I love books. I’m cynical of love stories, although I’m romantic. I adore gardens. I like women who challenge me. I love the rain as an excuse to stay inside and dream. I'm furiously impatient. If I ask you a question best to tell me the truth as I'm likely to already know the answer. I'm a carnivore. I continuously underestimate the magic of fresh flowers in my home. I love warm rain in the summer. My mood elevates to epic proportions when the sun shines. Tell me not to do something and I'll do it twice and take photos. Running is my antidepressant. I loathe lies. I rarely forgive a lie. Loyalty and honesty are my most noble virtues, and I value them more than anything in other people. I love to love, and am able to fall in love very quickly, although it's only ever happened once. I understood myself and fixed myself only after destroying myself. My greatest excitement comes from deliberately getting lost in foreign cities. I can be extremely loud and frighteningly silent. I hate insinuations. I love storms. Justice for all. I'm a proud man, but welcome the influence of the feminine soul. I have two sisters. I’m a dreamer. I’m a deep thinker. Don’t deal with guilt trips or drama that well. I'm extremely stubborn and persistent. I'm brilliant at keeping secrets. I love driving. I become absolutely and completely lost while watching a burning fire. When the toast pops from the toaster I’m never ready and shit myself. I play the guitar, but require much improvement. Solitude and warmth of the sun are perfect together. I’ve been married once and now divorced. I’m a music junkie. Chocolate mousse is the shit. I curse too much. I find it difficult to make friends. I spent four years as a firefighter. I’ve run my own company since 1991. Bright lights, big cities. I’ve been an executive producer of a feature film. Some people don’t care, and that’s the biggest let-down of the human race. There are cures and solutions for many evils, but no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings. The sound of the Italian language being spoken is as good as my favourite music. I hate corrupt cops. I relentlessly and passionately pursue anybody and anything that sets my soul on fire. I'm a dog lover, and all my dogs are considered family members. I have an obsession with photography. I have some close friends who are household names, but shall always remain anonymous. I’m crazy but not lazy. Losing a soulmate has hurt me badly. My two young sons are the nucleus of my universe. I love airports. I love freedom. If you are dishonest or disloyal, I can erase you from my life and memory immediately and permanently. I yearn to explore, dream about and discover as many friendships, deep connections and places, one possibly can in a lifetime.
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