Five years jail for servo killing of elderly postmaster

By Emily Woods
Updated December 6 2023 - 2:25pm, first published 2:20pm
Troy Maskell (centre) was sentenced to a minimum of five years over the death of John Burke, 73. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)
Troy Maskell (centre) was sentenced to a minimum of five years over the death of John Burke, 73. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)

A killer could be released from prison in almost three years after his "despicable" unprovoked attack on an elderly postmaster at a service station.

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