Current Claremont Murders Discussion & Edwards trial updates

Likeamystery

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It's a little bit disconcerting that when you google news search "Bradley Edwards",
the results include very recent articles mentioning the other Bradley Edwards in the news this week,
the attorney for some of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers/victims.
Yes it is annoying I usually add the word Claremont to my searches. Imagine how confusing it would be if he was BREs actual lawyer.
 

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Does anyone know who and what the Macro team consists of? Approximately how many in the team and their backgrounds? Were any of the detectives considered specialists, sought from overseas?

Will there be any type of investigation into why the "accused" CSK wasn’t caught beforehand, why it took so long?

The reason I ask - a couple of years ago, I watched the movie about Belanglo state forest backpacker’s killings where a team of detectives attempted to apprehend the person responsible for the murders (IM). It was such a good insight into how that team worked and how the head person wouldn’t listen to the other team members. It seemed the head of the team’s aim was to be the one who caught the perp. hence obtain all the glory for his capture – it certainly wasn’t pats on the back for everyone. https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=ivan+milat+movie+detective&&view=detail&mid=F6193F2EABD5FA58343AF6193F2EABD5FA58343A&&FORM=VRDGAR
Macro team consisted of WAPOL detectives and uniformed police. As far as i am aware no information has ever came out from a Macro leak. I had a friend in the task force and he has never once mentioned any evidence to any of his friends.

Clive Small ran the Belangalo task force. Liked and hated in equal measure it would seem in the NSW police force.
 

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Macro team consisted of WAPOL detectives and uniformed police. As far as i am aware no information has ever came out from a Macro leak. I had a friend in the task force and he has never once mentioned any evidence to any of his friends.

Clive Small ran the Belangalo task force. Liked and hated in equal measure it would seem in the NSW police force.
I also had a contact on the legal side who gave me squat. It wasn't until she finished up her work there that she even told me she was involved in the case, despite me asking about it.
 

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I also had a contact on the legal side who gave me squat. It wasn't until she finished up her work there that she even told me she was involved in the case, despite me asking about it.
The Wikipedia website has information about Macro.

Macro attracted both praise and criticism for their handling of the case. At its peak, it had over 100 members across 10 teams. To avoid leaks, strict confidentiality protocols were implemented, and details of the nature of the deaths and injuries were suppressed. One of the tactics used by Macro was the controversial distribution of questionnaires to 110 "persons of interest", including various confrontational enquiries such as "Are you the killer?" Another was its reliance on international experts and use of an imported lie detector machine. Further, one of its officers accepted an offer by David Birnie to assist the investigation. Criticism was also laid on its overly narrow focus on the initial prime suspect despite the lack of direct evidence. Over its lifetime, Macro was subject to 11 police reviews, including one in August 2004 led by Paul Schramm, the officer who led the Snowtown investigation. It was finally wound down in September 2005 and the investigation moved to the Special Crimes Squad.

 
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There were similarities to the World's End serial killings, in this case a coat with semen stains. Evidence that got lost, knife wound to the throat. Police alerted by familial DNA. He was seen and a description given and despite all his previous not identified (but then no HOLMES at the time to correlate the info.) He then took to attacking little girls, one got away and told the police he had a funny smell which she could identify as turpentine. The man arrested was a painter.
 

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There were similarities to the World's End serial killings, in this case a coat with semen stains. Evidence that got lost, knife wound to the throat. Police alerted by familial DNA. He was seen and a description given and despite all his previous not identified (but then no HOLMES at the time to correlate the info.) He then took to attacking little girls, one got away and told the police he had a funny smell which she could identify as turpentine. The man arrested was a painter.
Yesterday I watched a documentary about the World's End SKs. Interesting how he went from a young girl, to older girls and then back to younger girls again. Younger girls were easier to abduct. He caused so much grief but didn't spend much time in prison. It was only due to advances in DNA testing that he was apprehended.
 

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https://www.harveyreporter.com.au/?news/claremont-serial-killings/claremont-serial-killings-my-caring-uncle-bradley-edwards-is-not-a-serial-killer-says-nephew-ng-b881132440z&fbclid=IwAR2AAd10B4zEdgoDyzKeK3DCdUOT8ExRYzNoBHqrAiMOoM-xmQhnUAlrSMA

Can someone clarify this section:
Adam Edwards, who is living in Sydney, said it had taken him two years to decide to speak out but he felt it was necessary.
“I’ve got nothing to hide nor do I have anything to lose anymore and neither does my uncle,” he said.
Adam Edwards sent a private message between him and his uncle to help verify his identity.
 
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I completely missed this connection, finger prints taken from the scene of the Huntingdale attack were re run through the national data base in 2016 and came up with a match to the prints taken at the time of the Hollywood hospital attack.

 

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https://www.harveyreporter.com.au/?news/claremont-serial-killings/claremont-serial-killings-my-caring-uncle-bradley-edwards-is-not-a-serial-killer-says-nephew-ng-b881132440z&fbclid=IwAR2AAd10B4zEdgoDyzKeK3DCdUOT8ExRYzNoBHqrAiMOoM-xmQhnUAlrSMA

Can someone clarify this section:
Adam Edwards, who is living in Sydney, said it had taken him two years to decide to speak out but he felt it was necessary.
“I’ve got nothing to hide nor do I have anything to lose anymore and neither does my uncle,” he said.
Adam Edwards sent a private message between him and his uncle to help verify his identity.
The quote 'no such thing as bad publicity springs to mind'
 

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https://www.harveyreporter.com.au/?news/claremont-serial-killings/claremont-serial-killings-my-caring-uncle-bradley-edwards-is-not-a-serial-killer-says-nephew-ng-b881132440z&fbclid=IwAR2AAd10B4zEdgoDyzKeK3DCdUOT8ExRYzNoBHqrAiMOoM-xmQhnUAlrSMA

Can someone clarify this section:
Adam Edwards, who is living in Sydney, said it had taken him two years to decide to speak out but he felt it was necessary.
“I’ve got nothing to hide nor do I have anything to lose anymore and neither does my uncle,” he said.
Adam Edwards sent a private message between him and his uncle to help verify his identity.
Some people seem to think that serial killers just walk around killing everyone in their path (it's spree killers that do that, and even then only momentarily) and probably have horns growing from their forehead. Reality is most lead normal lives for the most part and their deep dark secret is theirs and theirs alone.

I don't quite understand that last sentence, why would he need to verify his identity?
 

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Some people seem to think that serial killers just walk around killing everyone in their path (it's spree killers that do that, and even then only momentarily) and probably have horns growing from their forehead. Reality is most lead normal lives for the most part and their deep dark secret is theirs and theirs alone.

I don't quite understand that last sentence, why would he need to verify his identity?
Some might not believe Adam is Bradley's nephew, so he showed a PM from Brad to prove it.
 

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^ So whilst incarcerated/remand - how would one Uncle send a PM to his nephew to "prove their id" - Facebook ? mobile ? email maybe ? Insta ? a hand-written letter ? Yes, Adam is my brother Troy's son - my nephew Adam Edwards (drum roll.....blah) ... I always have more questions when I read this stuff.
 

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^ So whilst incarcerated/remand - how would one Uncle send a PM to his nephew to "prove their id" - Facebook ? mobile ? email maybe ? Insta ? a hand-written letter ? Yes, Adam is my brother Troy's son - my nephew Adam Edwards (drum roll.....blah) ... I always have more questions when I read this stuff.
No he isn't Troy's son. I'm just reading it like you and it sounds like Adam showed some previous PM to the reporters who wanted to verify his identity.
 

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Sept 05 2019 - for any that missed this 2nd part.
 

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After the trial has taken place, and if the accused CSK is found guilty, there needs to be an official inquiry into why the CSK evaded capture for so long. There needs to be something put in place to prevent slip-ups from occurring again. Perhaps it was a backlog of cases, which didn’t get logged on the database, like the Huntingdale box which contained the Kimono.

It’s being put across that the accused CSK is one hell of a clever cookie, but that doesn’t sit with me. My thoughts are it’s only by pure luck that he evaded capture. What about the possibility of crimes committed when he was younger?

After the court case I can’t wait for women to come forward and tell their stories. The WA police will be hard pressed to stop everyone from talking. I’ve got a feeling there will be a lot of incidents which will come out. Things might really get ugly! Especially, if the accused wasn’t apprehended for something, he committed a long time ago – there will be public outcry – it might be the families of the victims who end up pressing for answers.

Also, there needs to be official questions asked why a public servant was able to keep his job after committing a crime during work hours – was there anything else Telstra turned a blind eye to?
 

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