'Result of cowardice': Man receives four years jail for running down fiance, leaving her for dead
A judge describes a man who ran down his fiance and mother of four, leaving her for dead after a heated argument, as cowardly and callous.
The mother of four was struck by a vehicle driven by Evans and pronounced dead at the scene
He will serve a minimum of two years and six months before being eligible for parole.
He was sentenced in the Victorian Supreme Court today after pleading guilty to one count of dangerous driving causing death, and one count of failing to render assistance after a motor vehicle accident.
The mother of four suffered multiple injuries including severe blunt trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.
In sentencing, Justice Lesley Taylor said she had received and considered 22 victim impact statements.
"A close-knit family has lost a daughter, sister, niece, aunt and mother. Friends, old and young, have lost a loved and trusted companion and a cherished non-blood aunty.
Justice Taylor noted that an early guilty plea by Evans had spared Ms Little's family the ordeal of a trial.
"So [too] were your untruthful statements that you had seen Ms Little alive and well on the verandah as you left, and that she had attempted suicide," Justice Taylor said.
"Failure to do so is indefensible, as in the circumstances it can only be the result of cowardice, callousness and selfishness."Read more: ABC News
'Result of cowardice': Man receives four years jail for murdering his fiance. There; fixed it for you. That is a pathetic light sentence for murdering a person You've got to be fucking kidding! Four years! Hung, drawn and quartered, please! So sick of it DanielAndrewsMP !!! Presumably the headline refers to the Judge
I swear, using a car is the perfect way to commit a murder. 4 fucking years. As per usual a woman's life is not worth a pinch of shit when it comes to justice. Mindblowing that nothing has changed despite a Royal commission. Every week in the news there's either an inadequate sentence or another murder. stopviolenceagainstwomen notallmen but mostlymen
minimum 2 years out next year time served. This is not justice, its the Daniel Andrews justice system again failing female victims of domestic violence. Everything Dan Andrews touches on law and order is a stuff up. DanielAndrewsMP 3AW693 newscomauHQ theage theheraldsun 4 years, you can't be serious.He killed a women who rejected him. And he tortured her first by running her over. As the say in the classics, the Law is a ASS.
4 years? really some dodgy shit going on there! That is a disgraceful soft holiday When men aren’t taught of true female nature, their hypergamic natures they do horrendous unforgivable things when the reality of it slaps them in the face. He should have received a longer sentence for sure.
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