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'How he did it': State outlines case against accused Claremont serial killer

'How he did it': State outlines case against accused Claremont serial killer

After 23 years of mystery, details of how the alleged Claremont serial killer murdered his three victims, and how he may have lured them into his car, have emerged in court.

  • by Heather McNeill

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'Rest in peace little man': Roy James Erwin named as Mandurah victim

'Rest in peace little man': Roy James Erwin named as Mandurah victim

Police have confirmed the identity of the 23-year-old man found dead in a Cooper Street shed last week as Roy James Erwin.

  • by Mandurah Mail
Two car chases keep police busy overnight, man and woman charged
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Two car chases keep police busy overnight, man and woman charged

A man and a woman have been charged after two dramatic car chases across numerous Perth suburbs overnight, which saw a police car rammed.

Claremont accused released from hospital, returned to prison after mysterious injury
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Claremont accused released from hospital, returned to prison after mysterious injury

Mystery continues to surround how accused Claremont serial killer, Bradley Edwards, was injured in Hakea Prison on the morning he was due to front court. 

  • by Heather McNeill and Phil Hickey
Claremont serial killer case: Bradley Edwards taken to hospital
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Claremont serial killer case: Bradley Edwards taken to hospital

Details of some of the state's case against accused Claremont serial killer, Bradley Edwards, will be revealed in the Supreme Court of Western Australia.

  • by Heather McNeill and Phil Hickey
Man tries to swim to freedom in Lake Gwelup
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Man tries to swim to freedom in Lake Gwelup

A man forced police into a 45-minute stand-off when he jumped into Lake Gwelup on Sunday morning.

  • by staff writers
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Mandurah murder victim 'stabbed' two days prior to being found
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Mandurah murder victim 'stabbed' two days prior to being found

Police will allege a 23-year-old man found dead at a Mandurah property on Friday was stabbed in the chest as he slept two days prior to being found.

  • by Phil Hickey
WA's biggest murder trial: Who's who in the Claremont serial killer case
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WA's biggest murder trial: Who's who in the Claremont serial killer case

The trial of the accused Claremont serial killer, Bradley Robert Edwards, is expected to take up to nine months and will be one of the biggest murder trials in West Australian history. 

  • by Heather McNeill
How the Claremont serial killings changed Perth forever
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How the Claremont serial killings changed Perth forever

After two disappearances, police began to fear there was a serial killer on the loose. Women who once felt safe to walk the streets at night or catch a taxi on their own, stopped doing so.

  • by Heather McNeill
Perth fisherman not guilty of screwdriver death
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Perth fisherman not guilty of screwdriver death

A recreational fisherman has been found not guilty of murdering an Irish father- of-two by stabbing him in the head with a screwdriver during a fight next to Perth's Swan River over a "racist" remark.

Sentencing delay: Perth killer could have 'brain condition'
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Sentencing delay: Perth killer could have 'brain condition'

Lawyers have argued a Perth man who murdered his ex-wife’s partner and struck a neighbour in the face with a tomahawk could have a brain condition.

  • by Cassidy Mosconi