Cruise ship passenger found not guilty of assault
A female Russian cruise ship passenger has been found not guilty of assaulting a member of a Sydney bucks party with a wine bottle. Tatiana Baladina was charged over last year's incident aboard the P&O Pacific Explorer ship – which was forced to return to Sydney after the incident.Body camera footage captured the wild brawl sparked by a row over a bathroom queue. It included the moment the glass bottle struck Jake Russell's head, with blood flowing everywhere.© Nine Tatiana Baladina grabbed the wine bottle from her bag and struck a bucks party member when she feared for her partner's safety.
A KILLER was today facing a life sentence after being convicted of the brutal murder of his housemate which shocked a Teesside community. But a jury at Teesside Crown Court yesterday took little over an hour to return a unanimous guilty verdict for Asmelash.
A Sydney man has been found guilty of murdering his friend, who was shot dead late on the night of his 45th birthday. Gazi Safarjalani, 37, had pleaded not guilty to murdering his former coffee shop partner, Bill Panagakos, at a Petersham intersection in March 2014.
A man has pleaded guilty to murdering his housemate in Sydney's west last year.
Shuo Dong, 19, admitted killing Qi Yu, 28, in Campsie after police found her body in bushland near an emergency stop area on the M1 highway near Mount Kuring-gai in Sydney's north nearly two months after she went missing.
He was remanded to appear at the Sydney Supreme Court on 14 February 2020 and will be sentenced next year.
Qi Yu's parents flew to Australia from China after she disappeared, and made an emotional appeal.
"Both of us cannot sleep every night. My wife's tears run dry. We went to Ku-ring-gai National Park to search our daughter," her father Zhihe Yu told reporters.
Actor dubbed the Chinese Hugh Jackman accused of sexually assaulting a woman at Sydney's luxury Shangri-La hotel faces new rape trial after jury is discharged .
The jury in the trial of a Chinese movie star and producer accused of rape has been discharged with a fresh trial to be held next year. After five days of deliberations, the district court jury in the trial of film star Yunxiang Gao and producer Jing Wang was discharged on Wednesday.Justice Penelope Hock on Thursday told the court a fresh trial will begin in late February.