Wade Still died shortly after a taxi driver found him covered in flames on Oakdale Road at Whitebridge.
Wade Still died shortly after a taxi driver found him covered in flames on Oakdale Road at Whitebridge.

Second man charged over murder of NSW dad

A SECOND man has been charged over the murder of a Lake Macquarie dad who was left to die on the side of a road in Newcastle.

Wade Still, 23, was found next to a road alive but with serious burns by a taxi driver at Whitebridge on Monday morning, but he died on the way to the hospital.

David John McCauhley, 35, who knew Mr Still was charged with setting the former convict alight.

But another 49-year-old man, arrested at Bennetts Green on Wednesday, has since been charged with murder and refused bail.

He's due to appear at Newcastle Local Court today.

 


Brisbane preferred candidate to host 2032 Olympics

Premium Content Brisbane preferred candidate to host 2032 Olympics

Olympics 2032: Brisbane gets IOC green light to go for Olympic gold

Qld’s $8.9b drug habit skyrockets

Premium Content Qld’s $8.9b drug habit skyrockets

Drug use in Queensland: Cocaine and ecstasy use surges

Defendant explodes in violent rage over court verdict

Premium Content Defendant explodes in violent rage over court verdict

Not even handcuffs could contain the frenzied outburst