Christopher Estephan told psychologist of horror at his role in murder of Michael McGurk

Louise Hall A young man involved in the shooting murder of Sydney businessman Michael McGurk felt extremely guilty, regretful and remorseful and has experienced symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, a...

Christopher Estephan has Michael McGurk murder charge dropped

Christopher Estephan

Kate McClymont In a sensational development in the Michael McGurk murder case, one of the men charged with shooting the Cremorne wheeler dealer has had his murder charge dropped.

New red-light zone as illegal sex trade expands north

Thai Massage parlour Crowns nest.

Eamonn Duff North Sydney is the city's newest red-light district, with a Fairfax Media investigation discovering at least 34 illegal brothels operating within a five-kilometre radius on the north shore.

Nick Eade: family in plea for help over missing TV producer


Megan Levy The young family of a Sydney television producer who vanished from Sydney's northern beaches more than two weeks ago has made an emotional plea for public help to find him in the lead-up to Christmas.

Missing man Nick Eade: pleas continue for leads

Linda Morris The missing person posters speak to the strange disappearance and frantic search for Sydney television producer Nick Eade.

Heartfelt plea for missing TV producer Nick Eade

'We just want him home' (Thumbnail)

Alexia Atwood, Linda Morris The heartbroken wife of missing TV producer Nick Eade says the 'pain and worry is unbearable' with no new updates on his whereabouts for five days.

Daniel Angelos charged with attack on Simon Cramp

Simon Cramp

Louise Hall The man accused of bashing Simon Cramp in a late-night attack that ended with him being placed on life support in hospital has pleaded not guilty.

Murder victims can't speak but walls at NSW Police homicide squad say volumes


Emma Partridge The hallway is festooned with faded, yellow newspaper clippings. ''Killer within'', ''Guilty'' and ''Murder hunt'' are some of the headlines on the wall.

Body of TV producer Nick Eade found at Manly


The body of a man found on a beach at Manly on Sunday was that of Sydney television producer Nick Eade.

Working harbour: A lot of water has gone under bridge


Lucy Marks There are 100,000 images that have taken almost 75 years to collect, and not a single ''selfie'' among them.

McGurk sensation: accused hitman to plead guilty, court told

Murdered millionaire Michael McGurk.

Kate McClymont The murder case of Sydney wheeler-dealer Michael McGurk has taken a sensational turn, with one of two accused hitmen indicating he will plead guilty to firing the fatal shot.

Young man who vanished into the night

Anika Haigh, girlfriend of Gary Tweedle.

Emma Partridge Anika Haigh lies in bed each night, wondering if her boyfriend is alive, where he is and why he ran out of a hotel in the middle of the night and never came back.

Ron Medich barrister seeks to suppress testimony

Ron Medich

Kate McClymont Ron Medich's long-awaited committal hearing was adjourned without a word of evidence being called.

Medich asks for suppression order in McGurk murder case

Kate McClymont Ron Medich's long-awaited committal hearing was adjourned without a word of evidence being called.

Standover man tells of $1m threat to Medich

Witness Matthew Crockett is giving evidence today at Central Local
Court is relation to the case concerning the murder of Michael McGurk.
Photo: Wolter Peeters
8th August 2013
The Sydney Morning Herald.


Kate McClymont Within days of his arrest for the murder of Michael McGurk, former boxing champion Lucky Gattellari tried to extort $1 million from his benefactor, the millionaire property developer Ron Medich.

Medich, Gattellari 'joined at the hip', court told

Ron Medich

"They were joined at the hip," said a Sydney accountant of the relationship between former boxer Lucky Gattellari and millionaire property developer Ron Medich.

From life of affluence to a prison cell over McGurk murder

Haissam Safetli.

Kate McClymont He was a millionaire at the age of 19 and had amassed assets worth $50 million by his mid-30s. But now at 47, Haissam Safetli is a convicted murderer.

Medich wanted wife Odetta spied on for a dirt file, court told

Odetta Medich.

Kate McClymont Accused murderer Ron Medich ordered surveillance on his wife Odetta to find some ''dirt'' he could use against her, his committal hearing was told.

Safetli denies making teen a 'fall guy' in McGurk hit

Slain property developer Michael McGurk

Kate McClymont Haissam Safetli has denied he has made his teenage accomplice "the fall guy" for the murder of Michael McGurk.

The day the 'new guy' met the 'big boss'

Ron Medich

Kate McClymont Convicted hitman Haissam Safetli has claimed that he was to be introduced "as the new guy" to property developer Ron Medich in the weeks leading up to the 2009 murder of wheeler dealer Michael McGurk.