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Melbourne man who ran down and killed his love rival has lost an appeal against his sentence. Leon Borthwick was 18 when he drove a van onto the wrong side of the road in outer suburban Melbourne in November 2008, hitting Mark Zimmer and leaving the
Melbourne man who ran down and killed his love rival is appealing against his non-parole jail sentence, arguing it's too harsh. Leon Borthwick was 18 when he drove a van onto the wrong side of the road in outer suburban Melbourne, hitting Mark Zimmer
Melbourne man who ran down and killed his love rival will be allowed to appeal the length of his jail term. Leon Borthwick, 22, drove a van onto the wrong side of the road, hitting Mark Zimmer, 19, in outer suburban Melbourne in November 2008,
Andrea Petrie May 18, 2011 A man sentenced to a minimum of five years' jail for fatally running down a love rival in his mother's car will today seek leave to appeal his sentence, arguing it was too severe. Leon Borthwick was last year found guilty
Story continues below Parents Ruth and Christian Zimmer leave the Supreme Court followed by supporters yesterday. Photo: John Woudstra ''Despite the screamed protests of your passengers, you took no evasive action before tragically taking a young man'
Story continues below "I am satisfied that when you struck Mark Zimmer, you were driving in a way that so seriously breached the duty of care you owed to him and involved such a high risk of causing his death or of really seriously injuring him hat
Andrea Petrie November 30, 2010 THE sister of a manslaughter victim has criticised Victoria's judicial system for delays in sentencing the man found guilty of her brother's death four months ago. Kornelia Zimmer's brother, Mark, was run down by his
Mark Zimmer, 19, was run down and killed after Leon Borthwick drove a van onto the wrong side of a road and hit him in Melbourne's southeast on November 16, 2008. The killing came after a jealous Borthwick, then 18, allegedly made a series of threats
Leon Borthwick, 18, was convicted by a jury on Monday of the manslaughter of Mark Zimmer when he fatally ran over him in Narre Warren...He was found not guilty by the jury but convicted on the lesser charge of manslaughter and is yet to be sentenced.
July 6, 2010 Christian and Ruth Zimmer, whose son Mark was killed by his love rival Leon Borthwick, are disappointed their son's killer was not convicted of murder...After beginning deliberations at lunchtime on Friday, the seven men and five women