Tag Archives: manslaughter

CAMERA CLUE TO KILLER PUNCH – Friday February 1 2013

– Police believe CCTV footage might hold the key to catching the killer of a man felled by a single punch outside a city nightclub more than five years ago. Shannon McCormack was celebrating a Collingwood football victory with friends … Continue reading

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CLEANERS GET RID OF EVIDENCE – Friday January 18 2013

– Clean-Up Australia volunteers unwittingly helped dispose of a homicide victim whose body still hasn’t been found, a court has heard. A wheelie bin containing Adam Williams’ remains had sat next to the Frankston train line for almost three months … Continue reading

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RYE MANSLAUGHTER ACCUSED GETS BAIL – Tuesday January 8 2013

– A teenager charged with the manslaughter of David Cassai after a brawl in Rye on New Year’s Eve has been granted bail. Dylan Closter, 18, made his second application for bail in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Monday morning. He … Continue reading

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TEENAGE ATTACKER TELLS POLICE HE WAS PROVOKED – Tuesday January 8 2013

– Friends of a teenager accused of fatally bashing 22-year-old David Cassai on New Year’s Eve tried to restrain him, a court heard yesterday. Dylan John Closter, 18, allegedly broke free and chased Mr Cassai before delivering a roundhouse-style punch … Continue reading

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ONE PUNCH, MANY TRAGEDIES – Wednesday January 2 2013

– One morning 5 1/2 years ago, Bill and Cheryl McCormack sat in a room at Victoria Police headquarters and tearfully pleaded for an end to the epidemic of senseless violence on Melbourne’s streets. Their son Shannon – a popular … Continue reading

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CAR TOT’S MUM PLEADS GUILTY – Friday November 30 2012

– A woman has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her baby daughter who died after being left inside a hot car. Michelle Nguyen, 21, entered her guilty plea at the Victorian Supreme Court yesterday afternoon, before a jury had … Continue reading

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