A tourist attraction operator will face a sentence hearing in February for murdering a woman in outback NSW.
Man admits woman’s Lightning Ridge murder
A tourist attraction operator has admitted murdering a woman whose body was found in bushland in the NSW opal mining town of Lightning Ridge.
Vittorio Stefanato appeared via videolink in the NSW Supreme Court on Friday when he adhered to his previously entered guilty plea.
He pleaded guilty to murdering 39-year-old Christine Neilan on January 8, 2020 at Lightning Ridge.
Her body was found the next day in bushland and a post-mortem examination revealed she died from serious head injuries.