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Alleged Weston Creek skatepark murderer claims he was pressured to confess to killing

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By Blake Foden
Updated May 25 2022 - 10:30am, first published 7:10am
State Emergency Service volunteers search an area near the Weston Creek skatepark after the fatal fight. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

An alleged murderer claims he was collared in a laundry and pressured to confess to a Canberra skatepark killing by a teenager twice his size, who told him "you're gonna take the rap for this".

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.