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The Star: June 07, 2018

The Star: June 07,

Thursday, June 7, 2018 Convicted killer involved in high speed smash Female passenger in lucky escape • By Barry Clarke and Emily O’Connell A CONVICTED killer is back behind bars after a spectacular crash while allegedly fleeing police. John Oliver Jamieson’s Subaru Forester crashed through the Rolleston dog park fence on Saturday. A spear-like fence post smashed through the window screen narrowly missing a woman in the passenger seat. Miraculously Jamieson and the woman were unhurt. He had earlier been recorded driving at 180km/h on State Highway 1. A cut-down rifle was later found by police in the vehicle. Startled dog walkers said Jamieson ran a short distance from the vehicle before stopping to see if the woman in the vehicle was okay. Police arrived soon after and he was apprehended. Jamieson was one of six men IMPACT: The aftermath of the high speed crash on Saturday when this vehicle went through a dog park fence. PHOTO: BARRY CLARKE found guilty of the manslaughter of Timaru man Wayne Kerry Bray in 2009. Jamieson received a nine-year jail sentence. He was on bail for other charges at the time of the attack on Mr Bray. Mr Bray, 26, died four days after he was punched, kicked and stomped on in a Timaru street. Mr Bray had walked past a property where there had been a party. There had been bad blood between one of the men found guilty and Mr Bray which led to the attack. •Turn to page 6 $200 OFF YOUR NEXT POWER BILL Six Year Warranty 8KW FLOOR CONSOLE $3,599 Installed “Model FUJITSU ABTG24LVT (Conditions apply) Call for a FREE no obligation assessment and quotation Ph 377 0034 or 0800 800 750 Phone 15/114 377 Sawyers 0034 Arms Road www.dimockheatpumps.co.nz email: sales@dimocks.net.nz *Conditions apply. Installed back-to-back, up to three metre pipe run & electrical supply within 6 metres. Offer expires June 30th, 2018. Start your own story 03 348 1994 | www.peterrayhomes.co.nz