Man guilty of 'cowardly' murder with sledgehammer

By Rex Martinich
Updated February 29 2024 - 7:20pm, first published 7:14pm
Shaun Sturgess was sentenced to life imprisonment with a mandatory 16 years without parole. (Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS)
Shaun Sturgess was sentenced to life imprisonment with a mandatory 16 years without parole. (Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS)

A man has been found guilty of the "despicable" murder of his estranged wife after hitting her on the head with a sledgehammer.

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