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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Belconnen library child molester to serve extra three years minimum jail

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Christopher Knaus Prosecutors successfully appeal sentence of man who molested a three-year-old girl in Belconnen library.

Harsher sentence for Belconnen library molester welcomed by child protection campaigners

Christopher Knaus A harsher sentence for a man who molested a three-year-old at the Belconnen Library has been welcomed by child protection campaigners.

Man caught smearing faeces on play equipment in Belconnen park

The children's play area at John Knight Memorial Park.

Christopher Knaus A court has told a homeless man who smeared faeces on a Belconnen playground he should have used nearby McDonald's toilets or, in the ''worst-case scenario'', a bush.

Graffiti artist goes on tagging "bender" through Belconnen

Some of Travis Bryant's graffiti in Belconnen.

Christopher Knaus A drunken graffiti "bender" through Canberra has left local artist Travis Bryant with a stark reminder of the line separating street art from senseless vandalism.

Belconnen unit fire accused suggests he was set up

Christopher Knaus The fire at Illawarra Court prompted fears about toxic fumes and forced the evacuation of nearby units.

Belconnen bus interchange stabber trying to save victim from prison bashing

Christopher Knaus Miroslav Jovanovic stabbed his victim repeatedly in the back. Now he's trying to save the man from being bashed in prison.

Man jailed over Belconnen bus stop stabbing

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Megan Gorrey and Christopher Knaus A man who stabbed a victim six times in the back at a busy Belconnen bus stop has been sentenced to at least five-and-a-half years in jail.

Man stabbed at Belconnen bus interchange

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Christopher Knaus A man who was allegedly stabbed six times in the back at the Belconnen bus interchange says he felt like he was ''bleeding out''.

Man stabbed victim in the back at Belconnen bus interchange

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Christopher Knaus A man has been found guilty of repeatedly stabbing a victim in the back at a busy bus interchange in Canberra's north last year.

Cut on hand from push-ups near broken glass, murder accused claims

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Christopher Knaus A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death in her Macgregor home told forensic officers that a cut on his hand came from doing push-ups near broken glass, a court has heard.

Aleksander Vojneski's lawyer questions evidence in murder trial

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Christopher Knaus A blood smear found on a bottle of hand sanitiser buried in a handbag cannot be explained in the murder theory against Aleksander Vojneski, defence lawyers say.

Jury begins deliberating over alleged stabbing murder

Christopher Knaus A jury has begun deliberations over the stabbing murder of mother of three Paula Conlon.

Aleksander Vojneski 'used cycle of violence' before girlfriend's murder

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Christopher Knaus Aleksander Vojneski used a recurring cycle of violence, break-ups, threats of self-harm, and reconciliation with his girlfriend in the tumultuous final six months before her violent murder,...

Drug dealer's "tragic" words to Aleksander Vojneski catalyst for murder, Crown says

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Christopher Knaus A drug dealer’s “tragic choice of words” to Aleksander Vojneski as he desperately searched for ice were a catalyst for him stabbing his partner to death, prosecutors say.

Man linked to multimillion dollar cannabis haul dying behind bars

The potential street value of the drugs seized from the  properties is about $2,500,000.

Christopher Knaus A man linked to a multimillion dollar cannabis haul is dying from a liver tumour behind bars, a court has heard.

'I dare you to stab yourself': grotesque self-harm video gets 56,000 YouTube views

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Phillip Thomson and Christopher Knaus Video sharing site YouTube has failed to act on repeated requests to remove a grotesque video showing a troubled Canberra man severely stabbing himself in front of laughing young bystanders.

Health effects of Mr Fluffy asbestos exposure to be studied

Kirsten Lawson and Christopher Knaus Chief health officer confirms authorities are looking to study the health impact of living in a Mr Fluffy house

"No man could scream that hard": teenager describes night of murder

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Christopher Knaus A teenager told police he heard a loud, shrill scream followed by "no, no, no" on the night mother of three Paula Conlon was murdered.

Boarder ‘wouldn't have heard anyone enter house’ on night Paula Conlon was murdered

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Christopher Knaus A teenager who unknowingly sat playing video games metres away from where Paula Conlon was murdered has agreed his chances of hearing someone else come into the house were negligible.

Murder accused Aleksander Vojneski 'didn't seem right': brother

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Christopher Knaus The brother of Aleksander Vojneski says his sibling "didn't seem right mentally" and appeared delusional the weekend before he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death in her Macgregor home.