The Teacher's Trial

The Teacher's Trial

The Australian

From Hedley Thomas and the journalists at The Australian, The Teacher's Trial follows the events in the trial of Chris Dawson, who is accused of the murder of his wife Lynette Dawson. To read The Australian's ongoing coverage of the trial search The Teacher's Trial or click here.

Categories: News & Politics

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Lyn's oldest daughter, Shanelle Dawson, walked into a Sydney courtroom and spoke from the heart about the killing of her mother, the selfishness of her father, and the ongoing damage to her life as a result of the murder. Shanelle's extraordinary victim impact statement, delivered by her through tears, sorrow and anger, brought witnesses and even court staff to tears.

Lyn's siblings, Greg Simms and Pat Jenkins, shared their pain too, as Justice Ian Harrison weighed the sentence he will impose on convicted killer Chris Dawson, 40 years after Lyn's death.

To read The Australian's ongoing coverage of the trial, search 'The Teacher's Trial' or go here.

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Previous episodes

  • 25 - Episode 21 - Shanelle 
    Fri, 11 Nov 2022
  • 24 - Introducing Shandee's Legacy 
    Tue, 27 Sep 2022
  • 23 - Verdict Episode 3 - Lyn's Legacy 
    Fri, 16 Sep 2022
  • 22 - Verdict Episode 2 - He Said, She Said 
    Fri, 09 Sep 2022
  • 21 - Verdict Episode 1 - Before And After 
    Fri, 02 Sep 2022
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