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Elijah sentence deflates community

Celeste Liddle |  30 August 2017

As the news came through on Friday that the man who had run down young Elijah Doughty in Kalgoorlie last year had escaped a manslaughter conviction and instead had been sentenced to three years for the charge of reckless driving causing death, I saw Aboriginal community members dissolve, writes Celeste Liddle in Eureka Street.

 

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