Carly McBride murder: jealous boyfriend Sayle Newson jailed for 27 years

By Sam Rigney
Updated December 17 2021 - 5:20am, first published 12:30am
KILLER: Nearly seven years after he raised the alarm to say his girlfriend Carly McBride was "missing", Sayle Kenneth Newson was found guilty of her murder.

SAYLE Kenneth Newson, who murdered his girlfriend Carly McBride in a jealous and ice-fuelled rage at Muswellbrook in 2014, has been jailed for a maximum of 27 years 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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