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Mario Amato on trial over alleged Southern Cross Care home manslaughter of Sheila Marie Capper

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By Blake Foden
Updated September 15 2021 - 7:44am, first published 3:24am
Mario Amato arrives at the ACT Supreme Court for the start of his trial on Wednesday. Picture: Blake Foden

A man accused of killing a fellow Canberra nursing home resident "propelled" the 89-year-old out of a laundry before slamming the door shut on her, a court has heard.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.