Jemal Lawton, who was hit by a car on Rockonia Road. Photo Contributed
Jemal Lawton, who was hit by a car on Rockonia Road. Photo Contributed Contributed

Driver faces new charge over death of Rocky's Jemal Lawton

THERE was a strong police presence at the Rockhampton courthouse yesterday as Noa Etheridge, 20, appeared facing a fresh charge of driving a vehicle causing death or grievous bodily harm.

Etheridge's matter in the Rockhampton's Magistrate Court was adjourned to August 4. The Emu Park man faces charges in relation to the March death of Jemal Lawton.

Magistrate Barry Cosgrove warned anyone who interrupted his proceedings would be charged with contempt of court.


Maternity unit safe

Maternity unit safe

Promising future for Emerald maternity services

Gemfest a 'huge party'

Gemfest a 'huge party'

Heart of event hasn't changed.

Hay runs delivering hope to CQ farmers

Hay runs delivering hope to CQ farmers

A Springsure local took to the road last Friday for a hay run.

Local Partners