The Queen v Pavlis, Peter [2018] VSC 440

CRIMINAL LAW
Judgment type: 
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Criminal Division
Judge(s): 
Taylor J
Parties: 

The Queen v Pavlis, Peter

Judgment Date: 
9 August 2018
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Sentence - Murder - Guilty plea - Accused aged 76 years - No relevant prior history - Otherwise of exemplary character - Early stages of dementing illness - Verdins - Specific deterrence and prospects of rehabilitation of little moment - General deterrence and denunciation given significant weight - Sentence of 17 years' imprisonment with non-parole period of 12 years.

Citation: 
[2018] VSC 440