Man who murdered his wife of just four months in a frenzied stabbing attack is ...

Indian man who murdered his wife of just four months in a frenzied stabbing attack after an argument at an Australia Day party is jailed for 25 years Douglas Derick Eustace, 44, has been jailed for 25 years for murdering his wife They were married four months when an argument happened on Australia Day  Mary Freeman was murdered by Eustace they argued about gender superiority Eustace stabbed Freeman with a large knife multiple times in their bedroom 

By Australian Associated Press and Thomas Duff For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 03:59 GMT, 26 March 2019 | Updated: 03:59 GMT, 26 March 2019

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An Indian man who slaughtered his new wife, in a 'sustained, purposeful and ruthlessly determined' knife attack after Australia Day drinks in Melbourne, will spend decades behind bars.

Douglas Derick Eustace, 44, met Mary Freeman while on holiday and proposed to her within weeks, so he could return from India to live in Australia.

But their relationship soon soured, with Ms Freeman making plans to leave the marriage once Eustace's permanent visa came through.

They'd started sleeping in separate beds.

But on January 27, 2017, less than four months after their , Eustace murdered his new bride at their Hallam home.

Douglas Derick Eustace, 44, who slaughtered his new wife, in a 'sustained, purposeful and ruthlessly determined' knife attack after Australia Day drinks in Melbourne, will spend decades behind bars (picture of Eustace arriving at court in March)

Douglas Derick Eustace, 44, who slaughtered his new wife, in a 'sustained, purposeful and ruthlessly determined' knife

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