WA man jailed for killing pregnant ex-wife

April 13, 2018

A WA truck driver has been jailed for 10 years for the murder of his estranged wife Charma Annear.

A WA truck driver who killed his pregnant, estranged wife at her home, then dragged her bleeding body outside and stole her car before setting it on fire has been jailed for 10 years.

Mervyn Annear, 65, was convicted by a jury of unlawfully killing Charma Annear at her Laverton home, and pleaded guilty to stealing a car and setting it on fire in November 2016.

He was sentenced in the WA Supreme Court on Friday and must serve at least eight years behind bars before being eligible for parole.

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