Thugs boasted of bashing


Thugs boasted of bashing

  • AUGUST 09, 2007 12:00AM

TWO drunken thugs celebrated a vicious assault on a popular uni student by buying more alcohol before one re-enacted the near-fatal blow for his friends, a court heard yesterday.

James Macready-Bryan was left permanently brain-damaged after the brutal attack in a city laneway last October 13 — his 20th birthday.

Daniel Michael Harrell, 20, and Corey Reed, 18, pleaded guilty in the County Court yesterday to the violent onslaught, in which they hunted down Mr Macready-Bryan and his friend, Adrian Smith, after an earlier altercation in a nearby street.


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