Man sentenced for deadly bashing

January 17, 2024 10:40 am in by
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A man’s been sentenced to more than ten years behind bars for a deadly bashing on the Eyre Peninsula.

Adam Troy Bennett assaulted his travel companion, Peter Hillier, during a drunken fight in Poochera in May 2022.

He originally pleaded not guilty to murder before entering a guilty plea on the lesser charge of manslaughter.

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The 45-year-old has been sentenced to 13 years in prison with a non-parole period of ten years and five months.