Former couple plead not guilty to murder over Danielle's brutal death

By Sam Rigney
Updated March 26 2021 - 5:00am, first published 3:00am
BREAKTHROUGH: Justin Dilosa in handcuffs after he was arrested at Cardiff on September 19, 2019, and a Mitsubishi Delica was seized by police. Carol McHenry was also arrested at Holmesville about an hour later. Pictures: NSW Police

THE former couple accused of murdering young mother Danielle Easey before transporting her body around in a "makeshift coffin" and dumping it in Cockle Creek have pleaded not guilty and will face a trial in the NSW Supreme Court.



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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