Jets players discussed Dawson allegedly wanting to ‘get rid of’ wife

Jets players discussed Dawson allegedly wanting to ‘get rid of’ wife

Raymond Lee says he was in his 20s when fellow rugby league player Robert Silkman told him he had been approached by Chris Dawson on an end-of-season trip.

  • bySarah McPhee

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Author painted Chris Dawson as a killer in unpublished book,trial hears

Author painted Chris Dawson as a killer in unpublished book,trial hears

Rebecca Hazel has given evidence in the NSW Supreme Court about an unpublished book she wrote after meeting Chris Dawson’s babysitter and second wife,JC.

  • bySarah McPhee
‘Fat and ugly’:Comment allegedly made by Dawson allowed into evidence

‘Fat and ugly’:Comment allegedly made by Dawson allowed into evidence

A former neighbour’s statement has been included as evidence at Chris Dawson’s murder trial,recounting an alleged incident after his second daughter was born.

  • bySarah McPhee
Chris Dawson said wife Lynette left him to join commune,court hears

Chris Dawson said wife Lynette left him to join commune,court hears

A woman has given evidence at the Sydney murder trial of Chris Dawson that he told her in 2007 his wife had left him and their daughters for the Blue Mountains.

  • bySarah McPhee
‘Complete and utter fabrication’:Chris Dawson disputes hitman claim

‘Complete and utter fabrication’:Chris Dawson disputes hitman claim

In a police interview,played to the court,Chris Dawson said his second wife JC had made allegations about his first wife’s disappearance to “slur” his character.

  • bySarah McPhee
Dawson’s lawyers object to new evidence about hospital where Lynette was ‘seen’

Dawson’s lawyers object to new evidence about hospital where Lynette was ‘seen’

The Crown wants a new witness to testify at Chris Dawson’s murder trial about a Sydney hospital where Lynette Dawson’s neighbours claim they saw her in 1984.

  • bySarah McPhee
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Detective denies ‘deliberate omissions’ in Dawson investigation,trial told

Detective denies ‘deliberate omissions’ in Dawson investigation,trial told

Detective Sergeant Damian Loone gave evidence in the NSW Supreme Court on Friday that his case theory had been that Chris Dawson killed his wife Lynette Dawson.

  • bySarah McPhee
Dawson asked teammate if he knew anyone who could ‘get rid of his wife’,court told

Dawson asked teammate if he knew anyone who could ‘get rid of his wife’,court told

Robert Silkman has given evidence at the NSW Supreme Court murder trial of Chris Dawson about a Newtown Jets end-of-season trip to the Gold Coast in 1975.

  • bySarah McPhee
Judge rules against new witness evidence at Chris Dawson murder trial

Judge rules against new witness evidence at Chris Dawson murder trial

The Crown prosecutor said additional people had “come out of the woodwork” including someone who called Crime Stoppers and was giving a statement to police.

  • bySarah McPhee
Questions over Lyn Dawson sighting by accused killer’s brother-in-law

Questions over Lyn Dawson sighting by accused killer’s brother-in-law

Chris Dawson’s brother-in-law claims he saw Lynette Dawson months after she disappeared. But lawyers have questioned the claim in the NSW Supreme Court.

  • byMiklos Bolza
The top cop,the journalist and the lunch that nearly halted a murder trial

The top cop,the journalist and the lunch that nearly halted a murder trial

Former police commissioner Mick Fuller’s involvement in the Teacher’s Pet podcast raises crucial questions about the application of justice,a judge has found.

  • byJordan Baker