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Online Steve_uk

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Re: Murder in the outback
« Reply #30 on: July 19, 2020, 06:19:PM »
The DNA from Lee’s T shirt was a match 150 trillions to one, the gear stick was a match to Bradley Murdoch, the DNA from the strap had, Lee’s DNA on and Dr Peter Thatcher (Forensic) and also Bradley’s DNA.  So although the blood match on Lee’s t’ Shirt didn’t put Murdoch at the crime scene it puts him in contact at some point with her, like the Documentary said, could have been at the Gas station.  The DNA on the gear stick puts him at the crime scene.

Although the DNA from the strap was a Low Copy number DNA it still gave a match it being Bradley Murdoch of 100 million to one.  Now, when you think that the population of Australia at the time of 20 million its not bad odds Steve?  Without DNA he would have got off.
Was it the case that these makeshift manacles were shown to Murdoch in the interrogation room?
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Re: Murder in the outback
« Reply #31 on: July 19, 2020, 08:27:PM »
Was it the case that these makeshift manacles were shown to Murdoch in the interrogation room?
I think the main point the defence made about the manicles, was the fact they had been stored in the same freezer as another known profile of DNA from Bradley, it was said in court Murdoch never touched the manicles when the police took them in a paper bag while interviewing him?  They were kept in this bag and not shown to him either?  Don’t know how true though Steve?  It seems, Murdoch has exhausted all avenues of appeal. The only possible way to clear his name is through a Petition of Mercy, or by the police reopening the investigation and finding fresh evidence.  Denise Hurley, who was the NT Police Media liason officer during the case, said there was no chance the case would ever be reopened. There's no substantial evidence in order to do that,' she said.

So that’s interesting, you only get ex number of appeals in Australia.

I also take this view, dealing with the press is very hard, you can take different routes and be judged guilty by them, you can give them everything and they are all over you like a rash until they find something on you and they then turn, if you don’t cooperate with them and be hard your judged as Cold.  Look how they hounded and judged poor Christopher Jefferies.

Ms Hurley said because Ms Lees had tried to be strong in front of the media, and had not cried, that she had been unfairly judged like Lindy Chamberlain before her as being cold, distant and possibly guilty. she also said it was unfair of the documentary to use the unsympathetic snippet of footage of Joanne Lees' last interview when she was tired, had been interviewed many times and was about to leave the country.