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      William Tyrrell’s foster mother section 14 application
      William Tyrrell Foster Mother Makes Section 14 Mental Health Application
      Posted By , on July 4, 2022

      William Tyrrell’s foster mother has had her Section 14 mental health application dismissed. The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, allegedly kicked and assaulted a child with a wooden spoon. She appeared at Parramatta Local Court alongside her partner. Both of William Tyrell’s foster parents will now have to wait until January 2023 […]

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      William Tyrrell’s foster mother section 14 application
      William Tyrrell’s Foster Mother Facing New Common Assault Charge

      William Tyrrell’s foster mother is facing a new common assault charge. This follows her previously being charged with an assault on a child, along with her foster father. The foster parents cannot be named for legal reasons. The case will return to Hornsby Local Court on 29 April 2022. Common Assault Charges at Hornsby Local […]

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      Andrew O’Keefe Has Domestic Violence Assault Charges Dismissed Due to Mental Health

      Television star Andrew O’Keefe has had domestic violence assault charges dismissed after a successful mental health application, however he remains subject to an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO). Five months after he was arrested, a Court has heard that Mr O’Keefe was in a manic state of bipolar at the time of the incident. The incident […]

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      Man Found Not Guilty of Murder of Police Officer and Grandmother Due to Mental Illness

      A man has been found not guilty of murdering his grandmother as well as a retired policeman, by reason of mental illness. Murray Deakin was charged over the deaths of his grandmother Gail Winner, and retired police officer Michael Horne as well as causing grievous bodily harm to his grandfather, Thomas Winner. The 20-year-old was […]

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      Joel McIlroy Has Assault Police Charges Dismissed Under Section 32 Application

      Former Home and Away star Joel McIlroy has successfully made a Section 32 application and had criminal charges dismissed due to his mental health issues. The renowned actor who was initially refused bail has escaped conviction for allegedly assaulting Police. The Court received medical material which confirmed that McIlroy had a degenerative brain disease and […]

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