The Canberra Times reports that Scott McDougall’s lawyers are asking the court to to spare him from facing the families of Struan Bolas and Julie Tattersall whom he brutally murdered in Downer in 2008 when he is sentenced.
Normally an important part of justice for families of victims is seeing the sentence delivered in person.
But having had some dealings with elements from the familes in the years since the murder we here at RiotACT have a great deal of sympathy for the request.
Let’s just say they’re a special mob justifying at least a special request.
Justice Gray is considering it.