Stockton shooting murder: alleged 'hitman' extradited, charged and refused bail

By Sam Rigney
Updated November 30 2021 - 4:48am, first published 2:00am

AN alleged "hitman" accused of executing Stockton swimming teacher Stacey Klimovitch in June has been refused bail.



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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