CRIMINAL LAW
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Criminal Division
Judge(s): 
Beale J
Parties: 

The Queen v Karatzas, Anastasios

Judgment Date: 
26 September 2019
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Sentence - Murder - Mid-range example of offence - D strangled wife with extension cord - No history of domestic violence - Offended during Major Depressive Episode - Verdins principles 1, 3 & 4 applicable - Remorse - Previously good character - No prior convictions - Good prospects of rehabilitation - Elderly offender - Limited life expectancy - Sentenced to 16 years' imprisonment - Non-parole period of 11 years.

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