Murder theory 'absurd', lawyer says

By Margaret Scheikowski
Updated May 20 2022 - 3:26am, first published 3:23am
James Church denies murdering 23-year-old Leisl Smith, who disappeared on August 19, 2012.

The crown case asserting a man was the cold, calculated killer of his lover two decades ago was made up of conjecture and speculation, a judge has been told.

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