Tony Williams death: Prosecutors plan to drop manslaughter charge over Kurri Kurri attack

Updated August 24 2023 - 3:50pm, first published 12:30pm
Newcastle courthouse.
Newcastle courthouse.

PROSECUTORS will drop the most serious charges against a man accused of causing the death of Tony Williams at Kurri Kurri in 2021 after his lawyers filed a no bill application with the DPP.

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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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