Doctor to appeal against manslaughter conviction

A West Australian doctor who bludgeoned her abusive husband to death in their home will lodge an appeal against her manslaughter conviction.

Dr Chamari Liyanage (pictured here with her late husband) was acquitted on Wednesday of murdering her doctor husband Dinendra Athukorala but was found guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter.

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Hall sentenced Liyanage to four years in