Man denies killing toddler in Singleton 17 years ago

By Sam Rigney
Updated April 20 2022 - 8:07am, first published 8:06am
Jordan Thompson.

A MAN accused of killing a toddler at Singleton more than 17 years ago will plead not guilty and face a trial in Newcastle District Court.



Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.