My Say This has got to be one of the worst sentences I have ever seen for the killing of another man in a totally unprovoked attack. I tell you what Australia, if you ever want to kill someone here, just make sure you are on drugs and alcohol and you are guaranteed a light sentence, this is an outrage
The Supreme Court was told McConkey could not provide an explanation for what he had done other than he was under the influence of alcohol and amphetamines which put him into a rage.
McConkey was sentenced to five years and four months jail.
He was made eligible for parole and with time already served he could be released in about three years.
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