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Claremont serial killings judgement day – 20 years in the making


The verdict in WA’s longest running and most expensive murder trail will be handed down this morning, bringing to an end a murder mystery that has haunted the state and three families for more than 20 years.

The accused Claremont serial killer, Bradley Robert Edwards, is charged with the 1996 and 1997 murders of Sarah Spiers, Jane Rimmer and Ciara Glennon.

The 51 year old denies ever being involved in the abduction and murders of the three women.

After more than 200 witnesses and a million pages of evidence during the 95 day trial, today Justice Stephen Hall will hand down his verdict.

Stay tuned to 6PR for live coverage of the hearing and analysis across the day.

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Criminal Defence Barrister Michael Tudori described what the day will look like for the accused and how Justice Hall would have prepared.

Click PLAY to hear the interview with Michael Tudori.

“It’s just as raw today, as it was back then.” The Post Newspaper Editor Bret Christian has been covering this story since January 1996.

Click PLAY to hear from Bret Christian.

6PR Reporter Jake Battrick is outside the District Court where Perth people have gathered to get inside to watch the verdict.

Click PLAY to hear what it’s like outside the court.