Australian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling | ABC News

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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade says it is “deeply saddened” by a Chinese court’s decision to sentence an Australian man to death for drug smuggling.

According to its website, the Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court said the man’s sentence was delivered on June 10.

The ABC understands Karm Gilespie was arrested at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, north-west of Hong Kong, in December 2013 with more than 7.5 kilograms of methamphetamine in his checked luggage.

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