Kennington man jailed for dousing ex-partner with petrol, flicking matches at her

Adam Holmes
Updated December 7 2017 - 10:59am, first published December 6 2017 - 5:00pm
Woman doused with petrol, had matches flicked at her
Woman doused with petrol, had matches flicked at her

A KENNINGTON man who doused his ex-partner in petrol and attempted to set her on fire with matches has been jailed for three years, but he could be released within 12 months.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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