Daniel Morcombe

Daniel Morcombe's parents launch book revealing private struggles

Natalie Bochenksi The parents of Daniel Morcombe have described being told they would have to wait for their boy's remains to be returned like a “kick in the guts”.

Daniel Morcombe's parents expected son's killer Brett Cowan to appeal

Cowan

Daniel Morcombe's parents expected their son's killer to appeal against his conviction, their lawyer says.

Daniel Morcombe's killer Brett Cowan lodges appeal

Marissa Calligeros Daniel Morcombe’s killer Brett Peter Cowan will appeal his murder conviction on the grounds the jury at his trial should have never heard recordings of his confession.

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 sentence: Dean 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

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

Daniel Morcombe's murderer Brett Peter Cowan sentenced: live coverage

Brett Peter Cowan.

Justice Roslyn Atkinson sentences Brett Peter Cowan who has been convicted of abducting and murdering 13-year-old Daniel Morcombe killed a decade ago.

Comments 24

Daniel Morcombe verdict: His parents' message to their son's killer

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

Marissa Calligeros Denise Morcombe wakes from her nightmares, screaming: "No, no, I won't go with you."

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's murderer Brett Peter Cowan sentenced

brett peter cowan daniel morcombe

Marissa Calligeros Brett Peter Cowan sentenced to life in prison for 13-year-old Daniel Morcombe's abduction and murder.

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.

Daniel Morcombe murder trial: Choke hold not 'point of no return'

An artist's impression of Brett Peter Cowan, charged with murdering Sunshine Coast teenager Daniel Morcombe.

Marissa Calligeros Daniel Morcombe could have survived being held in a chokehold in the arm of his alleged killer, a court has heard.

Daniel Morcombe murder trial: Scientists to take stand

More scientists who assisted in the search for Queensland schoolboy Daniel Morcombe are expected to give evidence when the trial of his accused killer resumes.

Daniel Morcombe murder trial: Bus passengers worried about boy

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

Marissa Calligeros Passengers on a bus travelling to a Sunshine Coast shopping centre 10 years ago were worried about a little boy left behind on the side of the road.

Daniel Morcombe murder trial: Glass, footprints, tyre marks found

Marissa Calligeros Police found broken glass, footprints and tyre marks at the bus stop where Daniel Morcombe disappeared, a court has heard.

Daniel Morcombe trial: teen disappeared in space of two minutes

Morcombe

Marissa Calligeros In the case of Daniel Morcombe's alleged murder, like other homicide cases, it's a matter of timing.

Daniel Morcombe shoe found among pine trees

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

Marissa Calligeros On their hands and knees, shoulder to shoulder, State Emergency Service volunteers crawled through bushland in the Sunshine Coast hinterland looking for the remains of slain schoolboy Daniel Morcombe.

Daniel Morcombe trial: no blood or DNA evidence on alleged killer's car

An artist's impression of Brett Peter Cowan, charged with murdering Sunshine Coast teenager Daniel Morcombe.

Marissa Calligeros No traces of blood or DNA evidence were found in a white four-wheel-drive believed to have belonged to Daniel Morcombe's accused killer Brett Peter Cowan, a court has heard.

Daniel Morcombe murder trial: remains covered twice by floods

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

Marissa Calligeros Daniel Morcombe's remains would have been covered twice by floods before they were discovered in an old sand-mining pit in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, a court has heard.

Daniel Morcombe murder trial: Witness 'saw kids' under tarp

Marissa Calligeros Man thought he saw "kids moving" under tarp in back of car on same road where slain schoolboy Daniel Morcombe was last seen, court told.

Daniel Morcombe murder trial: Witness saw figure dragged into car

Daniel Morcombe

Marissa Calligeros A man saw a figure being dragged into the back seat of a blue sedan on the day Sunshine Coast teenager Daniel Morcombe disappeared.