Irish murderer sentenced to life in jail

AN IRISHMAN who murdered a fellow national in Perth has been sentenced to life in jail with a 17-year minimum term.

Vincent Martin Crowe, 35, was high on drugs when he killed Kenyon Meyler, 21, on February 10, 2013.

Crowe, who stabbed Meyler in the neck at a party in Scarborough, later claimed he could not remember anything of the attack.

He pleaded guilty to manslaughter but was found guilty of murder following a retrial in the WA Supreme Court.

Topics:  murder stabbing

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