10 May 2017

Sentence for murder of Kenneth Handford under consideration by DPP

The DPP has issued the following statement regarding the sentence of Jonathon Cooper, who was jailed for the murder of 89-year-old Victorian war veteran Kenneth Handford:

The Director of Public Prosecutions John Champion SC is currently considering this sentence for possible appeal, as he does with all sentences.

The decision to appeal rests solely with the Director.


For further information contact:

Anthony Loncaric

03 9603 2603