THE former husband of murdered Whorouly woman Karen Chetcuti, hopes Michael Cardamone spends the rest of his life in prison for his heinous crime.
“I hope he is never released,” Tony Chetcuti told the Wangaratta Chronicle on Friday, shortly after Cardamone, 50, appeared in the Melbourne Supreme Court and pleaded guilty to murdering Ms Chetcuti.
“I hope he dies in prison.”
Mr Chetcuti said there was some relief that his two teenage children will not have to endure the trauma of a seven-week murder trial, which was scheduled to start on July 31 in Wangaratta.
“We don’t have to go through it all, the nitty gritty, and see photos,” he said.
The Chronicle can also confirm that Mr Checuti intends to initiate a civil claim against the State of Victoria, suing it for ‘negligence’ associated with Cardamone’s parole, and also seeking damages for Karen and his two teenage children, and himself.
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