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NEWSFLASH: Constable Abbot Not Guilty

A jury took just three hours this aftenoon to find Senior Constable Keith Abbott not guilty of the murder of Waitara resident Steven Wallace.

Abbott shot Wallace in the early hours of April 30th 2000. The jury accepted that in doing so he acted in self defence.

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