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Accused Claremont serial killer faces court in Perth

Accused Claremont serial killer faces court in Perth

Bradley Robert Edwards, 49, stands charged with the murders of Sarah Spiers, Jane Rimmer and Ciara Glennon in the 1990s.

  • by Phil Hickey

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Man faces court charged with murder after body found in Perth bushland
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Man faces court charged with murder after body found in Perth bushland

Mathew Mark Hemsley, 31, appeared in Perth Magistrates Court on Friday and was remanded in custody.

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Bulgarian sent to prison for smuggling 31kg of meth into WA
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Bulgarian sent to prison for smuggling 31kg of meth into WA

A Bulgarian man who admitted trying to smuggle 31 kilograms of methamphetamine into Western Australia has been jailed for 13 ½ years.

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Perth driver found guilty over Scarborough hit-and-run incident

Perth driver found guilty over Scarborough hit-and-run incident

A Perth man who flung a bar patron off a car bonnet then drove away, leaving him injured and unconscious on the road, has been found guilty of five charges.

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Perth man sentenced over death of pet dog left in parked car in Balga
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Perth man sentenced over death of pet dog left in parked car in Balga

Temperatures at the time of the incident reached more than 26C, but the RSPCA warned it could be far hotter for animals inside parked cars.

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Bedford tragedy: Accused killer faces Perth court, bodies undiscovered for six days
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Bedford tragedy: Accused killer faces Perth court, bodies undiscovered for six days

Police are alleging Mr Harvey killed Mara Lee Harvey at the couple's Bedford property on September 3.

  • by Phil Hickey
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Woman found guilty of dangerous driving after texting before fatal crash
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Woman found guilty of dangerous driving after texting before fatal crash

Aine Marie McGrath stood trial in the West Australian District Court charged over the death of Sarah Kelly, 25, on August 14, 2016.

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Body-in-suitcase verdict: Jury finds man guilty of ex-wife's murder
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Body-in-suitcase verdict: Jury finds man guilty of ex-wife's murder

After four days deliberating a case where both defendants blamed one another, a WA Supreme Court jury has found a man guilty of murdering his ex-wife and dumping her body in a suitcase in the Swan River.

  • by Phil Hickey
Perth man who sexually assaulted vulnerable girl, 11, could walk free in under two years
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Perth man who sexually assaulted vulnerable girl, 11, could walk free in under two years

Prosecutors have decided not to appeal the three-and-a-half-year jail term handed to a Perth man last month for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl.

  • by Phil Hickey
'Ringleader' of alleged WA drug operation faces money laundering charges
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'Ringleader' of alleged WA drug operation faces money laundering charges

The man has been refused bail to access his financial records, after being accused of using a gym membership system to launder drug money.

  • by Hannah Barry
'They were just screaming': Car seen 'swerving' before fatal Perth crash
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'They were just screaming': Car seen 'swerving' before fatal Perth crash

A woman accused of causing a fatal crash because she was texting while driving was seen swerving beforehand, a Perth court has heard.

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