Marissa Calligeros Brett Peter Cowan sentenced to life in prison for 13-year-old Daniel Morcombe's abduction and murder.
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.
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.
Marissa Calligeros Daniel Morcombe could have survived being held in a chokehold in the arm of his alleged killer, a court has heard.
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.
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.
Marissa Calligeros Police found broken glass, footprints and tyre marks at the bus stop where Daniel Morcombe disappeared, a court has heard.
Marissa Calligeros In the case of Daniel Morcombe's alleged murder, like other homicide cases, it's a matter of timing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marissa Calligeros Man charged with Daniel Morcombe's murder told police he was busy collecting mulcher at the time the schoolboy disappeared, a court has heard.
Marissa Calligeros Three weeks after Daniel Morcombe disappeared, the man eventually charged with his murder was smiling with his wife and six-month-old son on Brisbane’s bayside.
Marissa Calligeros The man charged with Daniel Morcombe's murder admitted a comfit image of a suspect in the teenager's disappearance looked like him, a court has heard.
Marissa Calligeros A serial child sex offender allegedly referred to missing teenager Daniel Morcombe as "Christmas cake" and laughed at his family's plight, a court has heard.
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.
Marissa Calligeros "Yeah, I did it."
Marissa Calligeros Daniel Morcombe's accused killer casually told undercover police officers posing as criminal gang members he was an "opportunistic offender", a court has heard.