This service may include material from Agence France-Presse (AFP), APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced. Police believe that up to 20 kangaroos were hit on purpose by a vehicle between 10.30 pm and 11.30 pm on Saturday. Residents of a suburb on the New South Wales far south coast have woken to find dead and injured kangaroos lying on their nature strip, after they were apparently mowed down by a motorist. The court heard Sorenson encouraged 20-year-old Sanger to run down the kangaroos at Tura Beach, at times grabbing the steering wheel to veer into the animals. "Police see an awful lot of things, but you could see that they were shocked as well," he said. A Goulburn man who was a passenger in the vehicle that was driven to deliberately kill 21 eastern grey kangaroos at Tura Beach in September 2019 was jailed for 20 months today with a non-parole period of 12 months. 20 kangaroos have been found dead in the NSW town of Tura Beach after a horrifying, allegedly deliberate attack on Saturday evening. Police were called to Dress Circle and Headland Drive, Tura Beach, on Sunday morning after reports of multiple dead kangaroos and joeys. The kangaroo carcasses were found on Dress Circle and Headland Drive in Tura Beach at Merimbula on Sunday morning. Nineteen kangaroos were killed during the incident in Tura Beach on Saturday night, including two joeys. He understands how serious this offence is.". The court heard multiple letters had been received by the registrar from members of the community, still furious over the incident. NSW Police said officers had identified a vehicle of interest and were continuing to investigate. WARNING: THIS STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES. Tura Beach is known for its resident kangaroos. Magistrate Doug Dick told Sanger as he handed down his sentence: "What you've done may in time be forgiven, but it will never be forgotten". "Police believe that up to 20 kangaroos may have been run over by a vehicle between 10:30pm and 11:30pm on Saturday," NSW Police said. Police are calling for witnesses to come forward after 20 kangaroos were killed by a vehicle in “acts of animal cruelty” in the New South Wales … A Goulburn man who was a passenger in the vehicle that was driven to deliberately kill 21 eastern grey kangaroos at Tura Beach in September 2019 was jailed for 20 months today with a non-parole period of 12 months. "He moved to the South Coast to start afresh," Ms North said. Graphic pictures on … Warning: this story contains graphic images. She said the kangaroos were found strewn across the streets and front yards of the community of Tura Beach, many dead, others nearly so and … “It’s believed an estimated 20 kangaroos were hit, including 11 killed between 10.30pm and 11.30pm on Saturday, September 28,” NSW Police said. WARNING: This story contains graphic images. The bodies of the roos were found sprawled along the side of a road in Tura Beach, on the coast of New South Wales. She fears that will change, WeChat censors Scott Morrison's post directed at Chinese community, Decision on whether to revoke military decorations will leave a permanent scar either way, Were they poisoned? NSW Wildlife … Here's what electors told us, Live: Trump to hold 'victory' rally in state certified for Biden, Gladys Berejiklian oversaw fund that set aside $5.5m for project backed by Daryl Maguire, How pubs, theatres and places of worship are all preparing for 'freedom day', Sean Abbott's been described as a player for the future for years. 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Follow our live coverage for the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic, Follow our live coverage of the US election aftermath. About 20 kangaroos have been deliberately run down and killed on the NSW south coast in an act of animal cruelty that police are investigating. A 34-year-old man has been locked up over his role in the “barbaric” torture and killing of 21 kangaroos in the tranquil south coast town of Tura Beach last year. Magistrate Clisdell said Sorenson had a high level of moral culpability, despite not driving the vehicle. 19 year old charged following Tura Beach Kangaroo carnage Ian Campbell 1 October 2019 Police believe the callous event took place between 10:30 pm and 11:30 pm on Saturday (September 28) in and around Dress Circle and Headland Drive.