‘In the next 24 hours there’s going to be a lot of drama’: Chilling final text of fiancée before her abusive partner mowed her down with his car just weeks after proposing
- Charles McKenzie Ross Evans, 45, has been jailed for dangerous driving
- He fatally ran over his girlfriend Alicia Maree Little, 41, in December 2017
- Ms Little had been in an allegedly abusive relationship with Mr Evans
- Sent text to her mother the day before her death saying she was leaving him
A man who fatally hit his fiancee with his car in central Victoria has been jailed for four years.
Charles McKenzie Ross Evans, 45, must spend at least two-and-a-half years in prison for dangerous driving causing death and failing to render assistance to his girlfriend Alicia Maree Little, 41.
Evans, from Kyneton, in Victoria, had allegedly been in an abusive relationship with Ms Little four years before she died in December 2017.
Charles McKenzie Ross Evans, 45, (pictured) must spend at least two-and-a-half years in prison for dangerous driving causing death and failing to render assistance to his girlfriend Alicia Maree Little, 41
‘Your actions caused the death of Ms Little. Ms Little was crushed between the water tank and your car tyres,’ Supreme Court Justice Lesley Taylor said on Tuesday.
The court had previously heard how Ms Little had called police and begged for help moments before the car hit her.
In the 24 hours before her death Ms Little text her mother to say she was breaking up with Evans.
‘In the next 24 hours there’s going to be a lot of drama,’ she wrote.
The next day Evans plowed into her in his car. He had proposed just weeks earlier.
The dead woman’s family shouted ‘enjoy your holiday’ from the public gallery as Evans was led away to start his jail term.
Her devastated mother ‘couldn’t stop sobbing’ throughout the final court hearing.
The family wore white and purple ribbons to raise awareness of family violence.
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