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08/27/2010 04:06 AM ID: 85255 Permalink   

Brutally Bashed for Beer

 

Douglas Crowson, 30, was sentenced to 8 years in jail for reckless manslaughter, while his brother Harold, 34, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault. About 20km from Top Springs Hotel The victim, 44, was kicked to the ground for not sharing beers.

On November 5, 2008, the Crowson brothers were traveling with the victim, his wife, their son on the Buchanan Highway when a fight broke out during a toilet break. Harold Crowson punched the victim in the face.

Then Douglas Crowson picked up a fist sized rock and struck the victim in the head fracturing his skull and causing a brain hemorrhage. The victim was discovered disorientated in the bush and later died in hospital.

 
  Source: www.ntnews.com.au  
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  7 Comments
  
  Beer sharing is a privilege  
 
not a right.
 
  by: MannyisHere     08/27/2010 05:10 AM     
  Happens a lot  
 
when some people drink too much.
 
  by: Sleeky     08/27/2010 05:11 AM     
  ....  
 
I wonder if Crowson is going to get his head smashed in prison for not sharing his ass.
 
  by: Drykul     08/27/2010 12:00 PM     
  @drykul  
 
apparently somewhere between a 3.1% and 4.4% chance...

http://www.shortnews.com/...
 
  by: midgica   08/30/2010 12:20 AM     
  @midgica  
 
This was an Australian jail, not an American one..

So you have to use metric percentages.
 
  by: Pyronius     08/30/2010 08:19 PM     
  @pyronius  
 
oh snap :x

too bad i´m american, or i´d know the conversion rates... :P
 
  by: midgica   08/30/2010 08:43 PM     
  @Midgica  
 
I know right...

Fosters...Australian for SPLORCH!
 
  by: Pyronius     08/30/2010 08:59 PM     
 
 
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