Elijah Doughty protests: hundreds call for justice ahead of parole hearing


Grandmother of 14-year-old says ‘18 months is not enough’ as man who ran over boy faces possible release

Hundreds of people marched in Kalgoorlie on Saturday, protesting the possible parole of a man who ran over and killed a 14-year-old boy.

Elijah Doughty died when he was run over by the man driving a Nissan Navara in August 2016. The man had pursued Doughty, believing the motorbike Doughty was riding had earlier been stolen from his home.

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