Sentencing and judgment information in the matter of DPP v Ning Wang
Mr Wang was charged with murdering his sister Qin Wang on 27 February 2019 in Clayton South. He also pleaded guilty to intentionally causing injury in relation to an assault on his nephew, Kuan Yang.
The matter was the first Judge-alone criminal trial ever conducted in the Supreme Court following the introduction of the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Act 2020, which made temporary changes to the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 allowing parties to apply for a Judge-alone trial.
Mr Wang was charged with murdering his sister and was found guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter on Thursday, 22 October 2020.
The summary of judgment and verdict in the matter was live streamed and the recording is available to view on the Courts website.
The Honourable Justice Rita Incerti handed down her sentence in the matter of DPP v Ning Wang on Wednesday, 23 December 2020.
The sentencing was live streamed and a recording is available to view on the Court’s website.
Read the sentencing remarks on AustLII, or download it below.