Lindy Williams jailed for life for murdering partner whose headless torso was dumped on roadside & setting it alight.

A woman who admitted to dumping her partner’s headless torso on a roadside near Gympie almost five years ago has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Lindy Williams was charged with the murder of George Gerbic after his remains were discovered burning on Cedar Pocket Road in September 2013. When the trial started in Brisbane last week, Williams pleaded not guilty to murdering Mr Gerbic, but admitted to dumping his headless torso on the side of the road and setting it alight.

She claimed she acted in self-defence after the 66-year-old attacked her with a knife.During sentencing, Justice Peter Flanagan said Williams deprived Mr Gerbic’s family of closure by lying about his murder.”For 10 months you undertook a very detailed and sophisticated cover up,” he said.”That cover up including lying to so many people.

Source: Lindy Williams jailed for life for murdering partner whose headless torso was dumped on roadside – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)