Australian charged with running down girlfriend

Other News Materials 7 February 2008 08:47 (UTC +04:00)

( dpa )- An Australian motorist accused of running over and killing his girlfriend after a New Year's Day fight was charged Thursday with murder in a Canberra court.

Wayne Antoniazzo , 22, who allegedly struck the 18-year-old woman as she knelt in a Canberra street, pleaded not guilty.

He was also charged with drug offences and driving while suspended.