28 Jun 2019

Beheader jailed for at least 17 years

From Checkpoint, 5:45 pm on 28 June 2019

A man who admitted fatally stabbing and then decapitating a Petone pensioner after arguments about drugs will spend at least 17 years behind bars. Eugene Baker was sentenced in the High Court at Wellington this morning for the murder of 71-year-old Francis Tyson last November.