Adelaide road rage killer sentenced over stabbing attack
A drug addict who stabbed an innocent father to death in a random road rage attack at an Adelaide intersection has been given the minimum 20-year jail sentence.
Benjamin Joshua George pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing 34-year-old Troy James McLean at Salisbury, in Adelaide's north, in November 2017.
Shocking CCTV vision of the murder, released today by the court, shows the victim step out of his car moments after he nudged the killer's vehicle from behind.
Mr McLean is then chased across the intersection by the 27-year-old, who lands two blows with a knife – one of them, through his victim's heart.
The court heard George was on a cocktail of drugs at the time and hadn't slept for days.
His mother apologised on her son's behalf outside court.
"I know there are many people who see my son as a cold-hearted monster, but his actions that terrible day, that has forever changed two families, is not who he is or his story," she pleaded.
The judge considered George's mental health issues and prospects of rehabilitation when sentencing.
With time served, George could be freed on parole in 2037.