Amanda Banks and Gabrielle Knowles for the West Australian:
"The man jailed for killing farmer Bill Rowe with a cricket bat at a Geraldton beach on Christmas Day in 2007 is in jail again after a burglary that "absolutely petrified" a woman who was at home alone."
- Mathew McDonald was given only five years for his original offence.
- He never applied for parole while service that sentence.
- He is now back in jail after another home invasion.