Ron Medich, 70, found GUILTY of murdering his ex-business partner after their relationship soured 


September 3 – Michael McGurk, 45, gunned down outside his Sydney home


August 8 – Kimberley McGurk intimidated at her home by stranger who says she shouldn’t be a thief like her husband and should pay her debts

October 13 – Lucky Gattellari, Senad Kaminic, Haissam Safetli and Christopher Estephan arrested over the murder

October 27 – Ron Medich charged

December 17 – Medich granted bail, released from jail three days later


May 10 – Gattellari sentenced to at least seven years six months after admitting organising the murder, receiving a 60 per cent discount for his guilty plea and helping authorities

May 10 – Senad Kaminic, Gattellari’s driver and occasional standover man, sentenced to at least two years six months after pleading guilty to being an accessory after the fact, receiving a 50 per cent discount

August 6 – Medich’s committal hearing begins

August 9 – Haissam Safetli jailed for at least seven years after pleading guilty to murder and intimidation

September 27 – Medich ordered to stand trial


April 30 – Christopher Estephan, Safetli’s getaway driver, sentenced to at least five years after admitting being an accessory after the fact and firearm offences


July 5 – Jury discharged before Medich trial starts after extensive new material handed to the defence by the prosecution

December 21 – Gattellari, and others, are charged with conspiring to defraud Medich in 2013 and 2014, allegedly involving attempts to extort money from him in return for Gattellari’s silence


January 30 – Medich’s murder and intimidation trial starts in NSW Supreme Court

March 24 – Jury retires

April 13 – Jury discharged after being unable to reach a verdict


January 30 – Medich’s re-trial begins

April 23 – Medich is found guilty on both charges