Thursday, September 30, 2010

Model breaks down as Judge states makeup 'lacked sensitivity':

A PERTH model wept as a judge questioned her sensitivity for going to a Halloween party in make-up appearing to "mimic" her glassing attack on a woman months earlier.
Eva Grace Scolaro appeared in the Supreme Court in Perth today seeking to appeal her conviction and sentencing for the glassing attack at Perth's Library nightclub in March last year.
She was sentenced to 18 months in prison after being found guilty of  the attack which left Roxanne Stacey Hemsley, 26, with extensive facial injuries. Ms Hemsley needed more than 60 stitches and cosmetic surgery.
Lawyers representing the former model have argued the glassing was accidental and have appealed the conviction and sentence.
Chief Justice Wayne Martin today questioned why Scolaro would attend a Halloween party months after the attack in make-up that appeared to "mimic'' Ms Hemsley's injuries, Perth Now reports.

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