16 October 2013

Corey Martin eligible for parole in 2029 for killing Andre Le Dinh

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The ABC reports that the people’s hero Justice Neild has sent the murderous Corey Martin to the pokey for a long long time:

Martin admitted going to Le Dinh’s apartment where he said Mr Le Dinh started the fight when he asked for drugs on credit.

But Martin told the court he had only acted in self-defence.

He also said Mr Le Dinh was conscious and standing when he left.

The prosecution pointed to the dramatic weight and height difference between the two, with Martin being considerably taller and heavier than Mr Le Dinh.

This morning Acting Supreme Court Justice John Nield labelled the crime as ‘callous’ before sentencing Martin to to 22 and a half years in jail.

Martin will not be eligible for parole until April 2029.

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That’s the spirit!! 22 years, with a minimum non-parole period of 16 years! Woot!!

If you’re a huge thug, and you beat a tiny little man to death for a bit of fun while you’re robbing him, then that’s what you should get as a minimum. Personally, I think life without parole would be more suitable in a case like this. Martin will eventually get out, but Mr Le Dinh will never get his life back.

Me and my wife and kids won’t be bumping into this arsehat for at least the next 16 years, and I couldn’t be happier.

banco said :

Fingers crossed that POS od’s in jail.

Not an unreasoable sentiment, though I would rather there weren’t drugs freely available in prison. It would be good if he spends a decade or two drug-free. He might actually be a reduced risk when released.


Fingers crossed that POS od’s in jail.

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