Simon Gittany has been jailed for a total of 26 years for the murder of his fiancee, Lisa Harnum.
Simon Gittany has been sentenced to a maximum 26 years jail for throwing his fiance to her death from the 15th floor of their Sydney apartment.
He'll serve a minimum 18 years.
Angie Asimus is outside the Supreme Court.
Good morning, Angie.
What did Justice Lucy McCallum say?
Well, Ann, the judge said she had take into account the fact that Simon Gittany has never shown any remorse.
Despite the intense support of his family throughout the whole case, they too beef in his innocence.
She didn't feel that outside jail that he would be able to rehabilitation in an appropriate way-believe.
She detailed his relationship with Lisa Harnum saying it was at times happy.
A lot of the time he was dominating and controlling.
She wasn't convinced that the murder was premeditated, she believes that he flew into a fit of rage, as she threatened to leave him and his intent was to indeed murder her.
What has been the reaction from Simon Gittany's family this morning?
There was a loud outcry from inside the courtroom today.
It was Simon Gittany's immediate family.
The judge asked that they be forcibly removed from the media outside court today.
They kept to themselves.
Obviously, intense interest in the case.
The public gallery was packed with 100 spectators and there were cheers and clapping in sport of the sentence.
One notable absence was that of Simon Gittany's current girlfriend, obviously has been a strong supporter of his throughout the case.
Not here this morning for