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Why was Newman murdered?

Why was Newman murdered?

Phuong Ngo, a local club owner and political opponent who had run against Newman as an independent in 1991, was convicted of Newman’s murder in 2001. Newman’s death has been described by the media as Australia’s first political assassination….John Newman (Australian politician)

John Newman
Cause of death Murder (shooting)
Political party Labor

Who killed politician John Newman?

Phuong Canh Ngo (Vietnamese: Ngô Cảnh Phương) (born 1958) is a Vietnamese murderer and former businessman and politician who was convicted of ordering the killing of Australian MP John Newman on 5 September 1994, a crime which has been described as Australia’s first political assassination.

When did John Newman get assassinated?

September 5, 1994, Cabramatta, Australia
John Newman/Assassinated

Who is John Newman’s wife?

He married his Danish girlfriend, Nana-Maria on 18 August 2018 in London.

What happened John Newman?

Singer John Newman’s depression forces him to ‘pause’ music career after tumour battle. Hit maker John Newman has “paused” his music career amid a struggle with depression. The singer and songwriter, 29, has undergone surgery in both 2012 and 2016 for a brain tumour that threatened his sight.

Where is Phuong Ngo now?

Phuong Ngo is currently serving a life sentence for the murder of Labor MP John Newman in 1994. So it might come as a surprise to hear he ‘fessed up when he found a security flaw in the Goulburn Supermax just after it was built.

Are James and John Newman Brothers?

He married his Danish girlfriend, Nana-Maria on 18 August 2018 in London. His older brother James Newman is a singer-songwriter and won the Brit Award for British Single of the Year during the 2014 Brit Awards for co-writing Rudimental’s hit “Waiting All Night”.

How old is the singer John Newman?

31 years (June 16, 1990)
John Newman/Age

Does John Newman still have a brain tumor?

The singer lives with a brain tumour, which he was first diagnosed with in 2012 but it returned in 2016. Singer of Love me again John Newman has spoken to The Sun about his brain tumour and the fact he suffers from anxiety after doctors decided not to operate on him immediately.

Who is Newmans brother?

James Newman
John Newman/Brothers

Whats happened to John Newman?

Pop singer John Newman has spoken of how his musical career and social media led to depression and anxiety. Newman, originally from Settle in North Yorkshire, has twice been diagnosed with brain tumours and underwent surgery in 2012 and 2016.

Did Russell Watson have a brain tumour?

When did Russell Watson suffer his first brain tumour? Russell was first diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2006, when he was 39 years old, after suffering from headaches and loss of peripheral vision – both of which doctors initially presumed were caused by stress from his successful career.

What kind of community is Cabramatta New South Wales?

Cabramatta is colloquially known as ‘Cabra’ and has the largest Hoa Vietnamese community in Australia.

When did Cabramatta merge with the city of Fairfield?

Cabramatta remained a predominantly agricultural township. It developed a close community relationship with neighbouring Canley Vale, and until 1899, they shared a common municipality. In 1948, Cabramatta’s local government merged with the neighbouring City of Fairfield, and today remains governed by the Fairfield City Council.

Who was the MP that was assassinated in Cabramatta?

Cabramatta is also remembered for the political murder of a NSW State MP, John Newman, outside his Cabramatta home in September 1994. This was Australia’s first ever political assassination and thus this assassination drew much attention and alarm.

Where is the Vietnamese community in Cabramatta NSW?

Cabramatta is located 30 kilometres (19 mi) south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Fairfield. Cabramatta is colloquially known as ‘Cabra’ and has the largest Hoa Vietnamese community in Australia.