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Mark Boyce , 36, suffered a fatal brain injury when he was beaten outside his home on Hill Street at Elizabeth South , in Adelaide's northern Crime family figure Ali Chaouk has been jailed for 24 years for murdering a member of the rival Haddara clan almost a decade after the shooting took place.
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A man found guilty of the bashing murder of a man almost three years ago has been jailed for at least 20 years in what an Adelaide court described as a "brutal" and "savage" attack.
Supreme Court Justice Tim Stanley sentenced Joshua Roy Grant, 27, to life imprisonment with a non-parole period of 20 years for the murder of Mark Boyce.
The 36-year-old victim suffered a fatal brain injury when he was beaten by three men — one of which was Grant — outside his home on Hill Street at Elizabeth South, in Adelaide's northern suburbs.
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Justice Stanley accepted that Grant did not intend to kill Mr Boyce but was part of a "joint enterprise" to inflict grievous bodily harm.
"The attack on Mark Boyce was savage, brutal and completely unjustified," he said.
"The utter pointlessness of his death can only accentuate the grief of those who knew him and loved him.
"Your counsel, Ms [Marie] Shaw QC, submits that the attack on Mr Boyce was conceived on a spur of the moment — I accept that submission, but that only goes so far.
"While the attack on Mr Boyce was conceived on the spur of the moment, it occurred in the context where you had gone to Hill Street in company with [two others] with the intention of accosting and assaulting [another man]."
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The murders had been “ brutal almost in the form of an execution”, the judge said. The sentencing starting point for a murder committed by a child was 12 years ’ detention, Haddon-Cave said “The planning that went into the brutal murders of Elizabeth and Katie as they slept in their beds was cold
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Justice Stanley said the fact that they attacked Mr Boyce instead did not make the pre-planning irrelevant.
Judge accepted Grant did not inflict the fatal blow
Justice Stanley said Grant played a lesser role in the bashing by holding down Mr Boyce, but that left him vulnerable to the lethal beating by the two other men.
"I accept that you did not inflict the fatal blow or blows," he said.
"Mark Boyce was a much loved individual. His murder has caused them the most intense grief and anguish — their loss is forever."
He said this was not Grant's first offence for violent crime.
Justice Stanley said he fixed the mandatory minimum non-parole period because the offence was at the "lower end of the scale of objective seriousness" given he did not intend to kill Mr Boyce.
Outside court, Mr Boyce's devastated father Malcolm Boyce said no sentence would bring his son back.
"He was such a character," he said.
Man charged with attempted murder of elderly woman in retirement village .
Police arrested the 43-year-old man on Wednesday, about a month after the alleged attack on 84-year-old Patricia.The woman, identified by police as Patricia, was found with multiple serious injuries and lacerations to her face, chest and arm after emergency services were called to her unit on Bobbin Head Road in North Turramurra about 12.30pm on November 16.