Russell John Tully
Work and Income double-killer Russell John Tully has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 27 years. It is the second highest non-parole period ever handed down in New Zealand history. Tully was found guilty in March of being the masked gunman who stormed the Ashburton Winz centre on September 1, 2014 and shot dead receptionist Peggy Noble, 67, from point blank range and three times shot case manager Susan Leigh Cleveland, 55, as she pleaded for her life. The 50-year-old was also found guilty of attempting to murder case manager Kim Adams. He was found not guilty of attempting to murder case manager Lindy Curtis who was shot in the leg and badly injured hiding under a desk.
Date of Birth
1966 (D.O.B. is approximate)
Three Strikes Status
Peggy Noble (67) and Susan Leigh Cleveland (55).
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Russell John Tully Sentencing Notes
OFFENCES / CONVICTIONS
|Event Date||Event||Court Location||Offence Type||Offence Date||Committed While||Sentence Imposed|
|27-05-2016||Sentencing||High Court Christchurch||Murder||01-09-2014||27 Years, Life Imprisonment||▼|