Two Melbourne skinheads have been jailed for brutally bashing
a Vietnamese student before breaking a brick over his head,
leaving him "unrecognisable as a human being".
The Vietnamese student had been listening to music while
walking home from his job at a 7-Eleven store in Ascot Vale,
in Melbourne's northwest, when he was attacked by Shannon
Hudson, 21, Wayne O'Brien, 20, and a teenager who cannot be
They knocked him to the ground, calling him a "yellow dog"
and "f***ing gook" while repeatedly stabbing, kicking and
punching his head and body.
Once the victim was unconscious, Hudson broke a brick over
Hudson, of Ascot Vale, was jailed for 10-and-a-half years on
Wednesday, over what Justice Betty King described as an
appalling, depraved attack.
She said photographs showed the victim had been left looking
"almost unrecognisable as a human being".
O'Brien, who was staying with Hudson in Ascot Vale at the
time, was jailed for four-and-a-half years over the June 27
The third offender has been dealt with in the children's