Jordan Miller found guilty of murdering girlfriend Emerald Wardle

By Sam Rigney
Updated June 14 2022 - 5:12am, first published 5:00am
TRAGEDY: Emerald Wardle was killed at a home at Metford in June, 2020.

A MAN who strangled his girlfriend to death at Metford because he thought she was a "demon" has been found guilty of murder after a jury found the psychosis he was suffering was caused solely by using LSD and cannabis.



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.