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CENTRAL COAST MOTHER WHO KILLED SON RELEASED FROM PRISON

A Central Coast mother who suffocated her son in a ‘mercy killing’ in 2016, today walked free from court in Newcastle.

Susan Marie Dowdle was handed a minimum two-year jail sentence for the manslaughter of Digby Dowdle – but was released due to time already served.

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About Tyson Cottrill

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Tyson Cottrill is a journalist and producer based in Newcastle, with 10 years television news experience. Tyson first began work with NBN in 2007, before being employed as a journalist at Channel Nine in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Born and raised in Newcastle, Tyson has a Bachelor of Communications from Charles Sturt University.