Minimum 16 years after reckless murder plea

July 28, 2023 9:03 am in by

A man who claimed he wanted a quick snatch and grab has been jailed after pleading guilty to reckless murder.

Dael Newman broke into a Manangatang home in March last year but was confronted by resident David Gaskell.

Mr Gaskell was stabbed several times and died from his wounds, while his partner was injured.

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Newman has been jailed for 21-years with a minimum term of 16 years for reckless murder and reckless injury.