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D. Kiley


CAPITAL Q 26 Nov 1993 Iss 64, p.5 A NSW Supreme Court jury has acquitted a 22-year-old man of brutally murdering a 46-year-old gay man, despite hearing evidence that he admitted he had "rolled a fag" to friends. Christopher Paul McKinnon, who pleaded not guilty, was acquitted at the Darlinghurst courts on Tuesday of assaulting and ramming Maurice McCarty's head against the wall of his Newtown home on 7 April 1991. A postmortem examination revealed he had died of severe head injuries.