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Canberra teenager who murdered Richard 'Dick' Carter in unprovoked attack appeals jail sentence

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By Toby Vue
Updated August 9 2021 - 10:06pm, first published 6:00pm
Richard "Dick" Cater's killer is appealing his 15-year jail sentence given in December. Picture: Supplied

The lawyer for a "raving and violent marauder" who brutally murdered a man during an unprovoked attack has argued the 15-year jail sentence is manifestly excessive because the killer was a child "who is otherwise quite blameless".

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Toby Vue

Court reporter

Toby Vue joined The Canberra Times in April 2021 and is a court reporter after covering the round in NSW and Queensland. He has also reported on regional and rural affairs, local government and sport. He was a Sunday Canberra Times reporter. Email: t.vue@canberratimes.com.au.

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