AFL star avoids jail

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

RE­TIRED AFL premier­ship player Daniel Kerr has avoided jail af­ter dous­ing two peo­ple in petrol and threat­en­ing to set them on fire. Kerr ap­peared in Perth Mag­is­trates Court yes­ter­day where he was sen­tenced to an eight­month prison term, sus­pended for 12 months, for threat­en­ing to harm Keenan Scott Blanke­naar and Lisa- Jayne Ion in Novem­ber last year. The court heard Kerr was grossly in­tox­i­cated at the time and had suf­fered from al­co­hol abuse since the break­down of his mar­riage and sud­den end to his AFL ca­reer in 2013.

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