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Grieving widow Helen Bertocci speaks to Neil Mitchell

A man with a violent criminal past will spend at least 17 years in jail for the murder of a good Samaritan.

Roger Bertocci was killed when he tried to step in and help a pregnant woman being attacked by her boyfriend.

The Altona North’s man’s killer, Jonathon Sporton, was today sentenced to 21 years and will serve a minimum of 17 years before he is eligible for parole.

His widow, Helen Bertocci, spoke to Neil Mitchell this morning.

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During the court case, it emerged that Sporton was on a two-year suspended sentence at the time.

Neil Mitchell questioned why he was free to walk the streets.

‘Is this another example of the system failing?’

A fundraising campaign has been set up to raise money for Mr Bertocci’s children. 

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