Richard Andrew Burke, 82, was angry when housemates wanted to move out

Nick Clark
By Nick Clark
June 16 2022 - 6:30pm
Zeehan man attacked housemates with hatchet

An 82-year-old Zeehan man attacked a mother and daughter with a hatchet after they told him they were going to move out of his house to live on a houseboat, the Supreme Court in Launceston heard.

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Nick Clark

Nick Clark

Journalist

I am the Supreme and Magistrates Court reporter for the Examiner for the past 18 months. My journalism career has clicked over 30 years and encompasses four different spells at Tasmanian newspapers.

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