Carly McBride trial: jury deliver verdict in seven-year murder mystery

Updated June 24 2021 - 8:40pm, first published 10:30am

CARLY McBride, the mother-of-two whose disappearance devastated her loving family and captured the attention of the Hunter, was murdered by her boyfriend, Sayle Kenneth Newson, who in a jealous and ice-fuelled rage bashed her and dumped her body in bushland outside Scone.

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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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