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Olympic boxing hopeful Lorenz Daley’s sentence for ‘animalistic’ attack ‘inadequate’ | The Canberra Times

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Prosecutors claim a magistrate was wrong to let an Olympic boxing hopeful off without conviction following a random New Year’s Eve attack that has drawn comparisons with a drug-fuelled murder. Lorenz Daley, 20, was “tripping” on LSD when he tried to yank a woman out of a car, before repeatedly punching both the woman and her partner as he boasted: “Look at me, I’m a stallion.” Daley pleaded guilty to two counts of common assault over the Gowrie attack, which one of the victims described as “animalistic, vicious and horrific”. Defence lawyer Michael Kukulies-Smith told the ACT Magistrates Court in March that Daley was very lucky not to have seriously hurt the couple, pointing out the eerie similarities between this incident…



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