Philip Walsham Case Timeline

  • Phillip Walsham found dead near Stirling train station.

  • All members in the group are taken in for questioning.

  • The statemet for material facts which excludes them from association with Mr Walsham's death.

  • Sam Fazzari and Jose Martinez are fined $1500 each for assault of Mr Walsham.

  • Inspector Scott Higgins takes over Walsham case.

  • Jose Martinez, Sam Fazzari, Carlos Pereiras and an unnamed juvenile, are summonsed before a coronial inquiry.

  • Coroner Alastair Hope agrees the four threw Mr Walsham off the bridge.

  • The four are arrested and charged with wilful murder of Mr Walsham.

  • The juvenile is granted bail.

  • The trial of Jose Martinez, Sam Fazzari and Carlos Pereiras commences.

  • Justice Murray orders a retrial as the jury cannot reach a verdict.

  • The 3 face their second trial.

  • Jose Martinez, Sam Fazzari and Carlos Pereiras are sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum of 10 years served.