Wellington crash: Family of Shane and Sheldon Shorey in legal battle

Wellington crash: Family of Shane and Sheldon Shorey in legal battle

Shane Shorey, 7 and Sheldon Shorey, 6, died after they were hit by a car on January 6 while walking on the way back from the swimming pool in Wellington. Shane and Sheldon’s father, Joseph Shorey, told The Dubbo News that his sons’ bodies were still at a morgue in Newcastle because he was locked in a costly legal battle over funeral arrangements. He is facing 14 charges, including dangerous driving occasioning death, negligent driving occasioning death, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, driving unlicensed, and failing to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing death. “I only saw them the day before and they gave me big hugs and cuddles and said, ‘Dad, we love you, we’ll see you on the 17th’,” Mr Shorey told the publication. However, Mr Shorey told The Dubbo News that a portion of that money had now been used to cover the legal costs of the Supreme Court case.

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