Detectives still searching for person who shot David King at Salt Ash

By Sam Rigney
November 7 2021 - 6:30am
VICTIM: David William King was shot dead at Salt Ash in August. Detectives investigating the murder made a breakthrough on Friday but are still looking for the gunman.

THEY made a significant breakthrough in a months-long murder investigation on Friday, arresting two men alleged to have links to the shooting of David William King at Salt Ash in August.



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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