Posted on 30 March 2011.
An Australian man who threw his four-year-old daughter to her death off of a Melbourne bridge “as if he was posting a letter” murdered the child to avenge himself on his wife following a bitter custody battle, a jury has ruled.
By Bonnie Malkin, Sydney 1:16PM BST 29 Mar 2011
In one of the most shocking crimes in Australia’s recent history, Arthur Freeman pulled over his car on Melbourne’s West Gate Bridge in the morning rush hour, picked his daughter Darcey up and pitched her over the railing. His two sons, Ben, 6, and Jack, 2, were in the vehicle at the time. Freeman, 37, was convicted of murdering the child on Monday, after a jury rejected defence claims that he was mentally unsound.
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Posted on 08 February 2011.
With a pint of beer in one hand and a glass of wine in the other, the worst thing you could accuse Ashley Payne of is mixing her drink.
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
Last updated at 11:45 PM on 7th February 2011
But this happy holiday snap has cost the high school teacher her job after a parent spotted it on Facebook – and complained. The picture was taken while travelling around Europe in the summer of 2009. But Miss Payne, 24, was shocked when she was summoned to the head teacher’s office at Apalachee High School, in Winder, Georgia, and offered an ultimatum. She told CBS News: ‘He just asked me, “Do you have a Facebook page?….Continue Reading
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