Inquest

Inquest hears how Elliot Coulson jumped to his death

Elliot Coulson

A police officer tried to grab a murder suspect's arm as he leapt from a Gold Coast high rise, an inquest has been told.

Mother calls for inquest into daughter's death

Lauren Howarth before she met Alex O'Sachy.

Marissa Calligeros A mother has called for a coroner's inquest into the death of her daughter whose drug-dealing boyfriend has been linked to the deaths of two teenagers.

Electrocuted teen wasn't trained: inquest

A teenager who was electrocuted while installing insulation under a government scheme wasn't given any training or protective gear, a Brisbane court has been told.

Nurses inquest: witness grilled over blood on car

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Marissa Calligeros Desmond Roy Hilton once admitted to cleaning blood from the back seat of a car belonging to the men suspected of killing Sydney nurses Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans.

Man confessed to killing nurses, witness tells inquest

Marissa Calligeros Walter Laurie was 10 years old when he travelled with his parents to a paddock in Murphys Creek, west of Brisbane.

Decision to cancel surf championships a minute too late: inquest

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Amelia Bentley A decision to call off the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships held in rough sea conditions on the Gold Coast last year was to be made a minute after a young competitor was killed by a wayward...

Morcombes 'quietly confident' for inquest

Daniel Morcombe.

Christine Flatley An inquest into 2003 disappearance and suspected abduction of Sunshine Coast teenager is set to begin on Monday.

Afghan soldier lost appeal for digger deaths

A rogue Afghan army soldier who killed three Australian diggers has lost an appeal against his death sentence, but could still be saved by his country's legal system.

Daniel Morcombe sentence: Bruce Morcombe's victim impact statement

Daniel's parents Bruce and Denise Morcombe, with their sons Bradley (left) and Dean (right) exit Brisbane's Supreme Court after Brett Peter Cowan was found guilty. 13th of March 2014. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Bruce Morcombe Bruce Morcombe's victim impact statement in the sentencing of Brett Peter Cowan, who murdered his son.

Daniel Morcombe verdict: Brett Cowan, portrait of a monster

Brett Cowan, Daniel Morcombe killer

Stephanie Wood Brett Cowan's known crimes began long before Daniel Morcombe disappeared off a Sunshine Coast street.

Daniel Morcombe murder trial verdict: live coverage

Brett Peter Cowan.

A decade after 13-year-old Daniel Morcombe was taken from the Sunshine Coast bus stop and killed, six men and six women have delivered their verdict on Brett Peter Cowan - the man charged with the...

Daniel Morcombe verdict: Brett Peter Cowan's criminal past

A photograph of Brett Peter Cowan, which was tendered in the Brisbane Supreme Court.

Marissa Calligeros Daniel Morcombe's killer Brett Peter Cowan was finally found guilty when the longest-running police investigation in Queensland's history came to a dramatic end on Thursday.

Inside the police operation that brought Daniel Morcombe's killer to justice

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Stephanie Wood It’s the stuff of lurid crime novels: undercover police groom a suspect to convince them they have what it takes to be part of a successful crime gang with broad networks and rich rewards.

Undercover cops posed as criminals to catch Daniel Morcombe's alleged killer

Brett Peter Cowan listens to evidence in Brisbane's Supreme Court.

Marissa Calligeros The details of an elaborate undercover police operation which netted Daniel Morcombe's alleged killer have been heard for the first time in the public arena.

Morcombe investigators tempted Cowan with diamonds, drugs, prostitutes

Drugs, money and hookers, as promised to Brett Cowan.

Marissa Calligeros Blood diamonds, drugs, guns and prostitutes.

Father hopes Eminem can ease pain of loss

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Natalie Bochenski Hopes Eminem will meet devastated brother of Hunter Marr, who died hours after leaving hospital.

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Tina Watson memorial 10 years after her 'honeymoon dive death'

Tina Watson

Marissa Calligeros It's a ghostly photograph: A holidaying scuba diver on Queensland's Great Barrier Reef poses for the camera. In the background, a lifeless body lies on the ocean floor.

1950 Maroochydore plane crash: Families wait for answers

Crowds gather on Maroochydore beach in 1950.

Staff Reporters Three young children were killed when a plane crashed on Maroochydore Beach in 1950.

1950 Maroochydore beach plane crash: Pilot error blamed for deaths

Marissa Calligeros Coroner rules pilot error caused military plane to crash on Maroochydore beach, killing three children in 1950.

Teen lifesaver Matthew Barclay died in 'relentless' surf

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A jet ski operator says conditions were so rough on the day a teenage lifesaver died during competition on the Gold Coast that he couldn't risk leaving his craft to help.