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23 years in jail for 'sadistic' murder of Wade Still

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By Sam Rigney
October 26 2020 - 6:00pm
MISSED: Wade Still died in "one of the worst ways imaginable", Justice Robert Hulme said. The man who twice set him alight was jailed for a maximum of 23 years.

A MAN who set his friend on fire and then returned to the scene to "finish him off" has been sentenced to a maximum of 23 years in jail for his murder.

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Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.

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