Teenager faces sentence hearing for murder of 16-year-old boy in Hunter

Updated June 22 2023 - 6:01pm, first published 2:00pm
Newcastle courthouse.
Newcastle courthouse.

THE mother of a 16-year-old boy who was murdered by another teenager in the Hunter says she can still feel the presence of her son in her house and every aspect of her life has been impacted by his tragic and brutal death.

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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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