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Shane Cochrane jailed for killing Sri Lankan Monash University student Nisali Perera – ABC News

A killer driver weeps as he is sentenced to a decade behind bars over the death of Sri Lankan student Nisali Perera, who he fatally struck as she walked home fr…

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A killer driver has wept as he was sentenced to a decade behind bars over the death of a Sri Lankan student, who told her parents she would be safe in Australia.

  • Shane Cochrane ran a red light before hitting Nisali Perera, killing her instantly
  • Ms Perera’s mother told the court she regretted letting her daughter come to Australia
  • Cochrane has already spent almost a year in custody and could be eligible for parole in about seven years

Shane Cochrane, 38, wiped…

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