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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

The David Eastman inquiry explained

David Harold Eastman.

Christopher Knaus 25 years after the murder he was convicted for took place David Harold Eastman will learn his fate.

David Eastman released from prison after conviction quashed

David Eastman will walk from prison more than 19 years after he was taken into custody.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman David Eastman's conviction has been quashed and he could soon walk from prison a free man after serving more than 19 years of a life sentence.

Retired detective Richard Ninness fears he could be target if David Eastman freed from prison

Christopher Knaus The detective who spent years chasing David Eastman over one of Australia's most notorious police assassinations fears he could become a target should the prisoner walk free.

Duntroon cadet alleged to have raped woman on Anzac Day

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Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A young Duntroon student allegedly choked and raped a fellow cadet on ANZAC Day in yet another disturbing revelation of abuse within the Australian Defence Force.

Man freed over sexual assault allegations after 540 days behind bars

Christopher Knaus A man has been freed over the sexual assault of a sleeping Canberra teenager after spending more than 540 days behind bars.

Eastman 'holding up well' ahead of his judgment day on Friday

Is David Eastman about to spend his last night in prison?

Christopher Knaus David Eastman is in suspense but reportedly "holding up well" ahead of his day of judgment on Friday.

Man linked to multimillion dollar cannabis haul dying behind bars

The potential street value of the drugs seized from the  properties is about $2,500,000.

Christopher Knaus A man linked to a multimillion dollar cannabis haul is dying from a liver tumour behind bars, a court has heard.

Man caught smearing faeces on play equipment in Belconnen park

The children's play area at John Knight Memorial Park.

Christopher Knaus A court has told a homeless man who smeared faeces on a Belconnen playground he should have used nearby McDonald's toilets or, in the ''worst-case scenario'', a bush.

ADFA cadet charged over two alleged sexual assaults

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Christopher Knaus An ADFA officer cadet will fight charges that he sexually assaulted two female officer cadets at night on two separate occasions.

Harsher sentence for Belconnen library molester welcomed by child protection campaigners

Christopher Knaus A harsher sentence for a man who molested a three-year-old at the Belconnen Library has been welcomed by child protection campaigners.

Murder accused Aleksander Vojneski 'didn't seem right': brother

Aleksander Vojneski trial

Christopher Knaus The brother of Aleksander Vojneski says his sibling "didn't seem right mentally" and appeared delusional the weekend before he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death in her Macgregor home.

David Eastman to learn fate on Friday after more than 19 years behind bars

David Eastman's arrest in 1992.

Christopher Knaus David Eastman will learn on Friday whether he will walk free after 19 years behind bars for one of Australia's most notorious police killings.

Belconnen library child molester to serve extra three years minimum jail

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Christopher Knaus Prosecutors successfully appeal sentence of man who molested a three-year-old girl in Belconnen library.

Man who went on violent rampage through ACT streets loses bid to reduce sentence

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Christopher Knaus Man who tried to steal car with child trapped inside loses bid to have sentence reduced.

Witness tells of 'dead quiet' before loud scream on night of Canberra killing

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Christopher Knaus A Sydney-based online gamer said there was "dead quiet" before he heard a loud scream through his computer speakers the night his playing companion’s landlady was stabbed to death in her...

Testing clears former Koppers site of contamination

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Christopher Knaus Independent testing of the old Koppers timber treatment plant site has cleared it of posing an "unacceptable risk" to the community.

ACT government frees up court in responding to inquiries into criminal convictions

Christopher Knaus ACT courts will no longer have their hands tied when considering the fate of criminals who have had their convictions put under the microscope by an inquiry.

Boarder ‘wouldn't have heard anyone enter house’ on night Paula Conlon was murdered

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Christopher Knaus A teenager who unknowingly sat playing video games metres away from where Paula Conlon was murdered has agreed his chances of hearing someone else come into the house were negligible.

'I dare you to stab yourself': grotesque self-harm video gets 56,000 YouTube views

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Phillip Thomson and Christopher Knaus Video sharing site YouTube has failed to act on repeated requests to remove a grotesque video showing a troubled Canberra man severely stabbing himself in front of laughing young bystanders.

Alleged drug trafficker tracked by phone tap released on bail

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Christopher Knaus An alleged drug trafficker accused of dealing on a daily basis was released on bail after the prosecution failed to convince the court he was likely to reoffend.