Paul Bibby

Paul Bibby

Paul Bibby is a Court Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Dead bodybuilder neglected by hospital, fiancee says

Paul Bibby A champion bodybuilder who died 11 days after a kidney transplant was "neglected" and received "inadequate care" at Sydney's Westmead Hospital, his fiancee says.

Bodybuilder Luke Wood died after hospital delays, inquest told

Champion Australian bodybuilder Luke Wood, whose death is being examined in the NSW Coroner's Court this week.

Paul Bibby The death of a champion bodybuilder followed hospital treatment that was marred by delays in receiving a vital scan, and the failure of doctors to access treatment notes, a coronial inquest has heard.

Reporting child abuse claims 'not my role', says police inspector

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Paul Bibby A NSW Police Inspector learnt about scores of child sex abuse cases while on a Catholic Church advisory committee but did not report any of the information back to the force, the police watchdog has...

Darren McArthur jailed for killing bikie's son at Sydney workshop

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Paul Bibby A man who stabbed a Sydney teenager to death when the intended target was his bikie father has been sentenced to at least 18 years and 10 months in jail, with a judge denouncing the...

Police agreed with Catholic Church not to encourage child sex abuse victims to come forward, inquiry hears

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Paul Bibby The NSW Police Force had an informal agreement with the Catholic Church not to encourage victims of child sexual abuse to come forward, particularly if they were reluctant to make a formal police...

Police may have 'encouraged' cover-up of child abuse by Catholic Church, commission hears

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Paul Bibby NSW Police officers may have “condoned” and even “encouraged” the cover-up of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church, the Police Integrity Commission has heard.

Accused Lin family murderer Robert Xie refused bail ahead of third trial

Paul Bibby The accused Lin family murderer, Lian Bin "Robert" Xie, has failed in his bid to be released on bail ahead of his third trial next year.

Fitness instructor Christopher Ison jailed over mallet-wielding robbery spree in Pyrmont

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Paul Bibby A Sydney fitness instructor who embarked on a robbery spree armed with kitchen knives and a meat mallet as he spiralled into alcoholism and drug abuse has been sentenced to two years and three...

Damien Hudson jailed for 10 years over Jellyblubbers heist at Stockton

Jailed: Damien Hudson, in a photo taken 16 months before the robbery.

Paul Bibby The Jellyblubbers Ball was one of the most anticipated events on the 2012 social calendar in the beachside suburb of Stockton.

Student who 'married' girl, 13, pleads guilty to sexual abuse

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Paul Bibby, Emma Partridge An overseas student who repeatedly sexually abused a 13-year-old girl in Sydney's south-west under the guise of a "marriage" has pleaded guilty to the crime.

Accused murderer Kieran O'Connor drove over ex-girlfriend's ex-lover in fit of rage, court hears

Kieran O'Connor, who has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Paul Bibby A man accused of running down his ex-girlfriend’s former lover in a fit of rage later claimed that the victim ran in front of his car “like a f***ing stunt man", a Sydney court has heard.

Asylum seekers' lawyer David Bitel faces three new sexual assault charges

Three new charges: David Bitel already faced allegations of sexual intercourse without consent.

Paul Bibby He was charged with sexual intercourse without consent. Now two complainants have levelled three new accusations.

Lidcombe body in boot victim identified as Ting Huang

Body in the boot: a man was arrested at Sydney Airport.

Nick Ralston, Paul Bibby An alleged murder victim whose badly decomposed body was found in a car boot near Rookwood Cemetery has been identified in court documents as Ting Huang.

Nauru wins court case against Firebird, giving nation access to money again

Paul Bibby The government of Nauru has secured a victory over funds management giant Firebird in the NSW Supreme Court, overturning a ruling that had threatened to cripple the small nation's economy and prevent...

Court sets date for new trial of Lin family murder accused Robert Xie

Third trial: Lian Bin

Paul Bibby The new trial of Lian Bin "Robert" Xie for the murder of five members of the Lin family will begin next February and will have a new judge, a court has heard.

Poor supervision led to electrocution of Tadgh Moynihan, coroner finds

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Paul Bibby The electrocution of an Irish tradesman working on Sydney's northern beaches was the result of poor supervision, minimal training and the man's decision to undertake work he knew little about, a...

Corporate lawyer who attacked L-plate motorcyclist to claim he was mentally ill

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Paul Bibby A Sydney corporate lawyer who crashed into and then attacked a learner motorcyclist will argue that he was mentally ill at the time and should not be sentenced under the state's criminal laws.

Coroner criticises investigation into disappearance of Richard Sajko

Mystery: Richard Sajko.

Paul Bibby A police investigation into the disappearance of a Sydney man, who went missing shortly before he was due to give evidence in a criminal trial, was marred by "deficiencies" and "missed...

Morbidly obese child died following parental neglect and systemic failures, coroner finds

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Paul Bibby A morbidly obese 10-year-old boy died after his drug-addicted parents allowed his weight to balloon to 80 kilograms.

Ex-Rose Tattoo drummer loses bid for bail over gun supply charges

Former Rose Tattoo drummer and accused gun runner Paul DeMarco on stage with Angry Anderson last year.

Paul Bibby So severely depressed was former Rose Tattoo drummer and accused gun runner Paul DeMarco earlier this year that, when his wife arrived to find police searching their home, she thought he had...