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Man jailed over horrifying murder of girlfriends 7yo son

A man has been sentenced to a maximum of 42 years behind bars for the horrifying murder of his former girlfriends seven year old son.

Kodi Maybir appeared in the NSW Supreme Court on Friday where he was sentenced for the brutal murder of the intellectually disabled boy in 2013.

The youngster died from savage injuries inflicted to the back of the head which resulted in a fractured skull.


Maybir originally tried to blame the death on a pogo stick accident.

He was today sentenced to a minimum of 31 and a half years behind bars with a maximum term of 42 years.

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