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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    The Dunedin doctor who slashed a teen's throat, killing her, has been jailed for a minimum of 19 years

    The Dunedin doctor who slashed a teen's throat, killing her, has been jailed for a minimum of 19 years


    Venod Skantha was previously found guilty of murdering 16-year-old Amber-Rose Rush as she lay in bed - in early 2018.

    In the High Court in Dunedin , Justice Gerald Nation has sentenced Skantha to life with a minimum of 19 years without parole.

    Skantha will also serve four concurrent, year-long sentences on charges of threatening to kill.

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