Indigenous man Gene Gibson had manslaughter conviction overturned in April by the WA court of appeal

A $250,000 reward is being offered by the Western Australian government for information that leads to finding those responsible for the death of 21-year-old Josh Warneke, who was bashed as he walked home from a night out in Broome in 2010.

The Indigenous man Gene Gibson, who is from the remote desert community of Kiwirrkurra and is cognitively impaired, had pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison but had his conviction overturned in April in a unanimous decision by the WA court of appeal.

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