Luisa Redford is a writer specialising in memoir and autobiography. She spent 2017 studying with Writers SA, completing her manuscript and honing her creative non-fiction skills. This piece uses material from her current book, 419 to China: The Journey from Online Scam to Death Row.
Five years is too long
As Tony’s case drags on, your family’s conversations about it are less frequent. Every time an Australian Consulate official visits Tony at the detention centre, you receive a report, and every time, there is the same final note on his current legal status: …sentenced to a suspended death penalty and seizure of all personal property. The verdict hearing will be held at a later date.
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