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Donnelly, Brayden Peter v The Queen [2021] VSCA 109

CRIMINAL LAW
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Beach, Kaye and Niall JJA
Parties: 

Donnelly, Brayden Peter v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
30 April 2021
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Sentence - Recklessly causing serious injury - Applicant stabbed victim in abdomen causing life-threatening injuries - Intellectually disabled offender - Sentenced to 5 years and 9 months with non-parole period of 3 years and 6 months - Whether judge erred by rejecting contention that element of fear informed applicant's offending - Whether judge erred by finding that offending was committed 'principally out of anger and annoyance', 'for reasons of anger and aggression' and without justification.

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