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The scientists questioning a serial murder case Background Briefing

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She was convicted of killing her four children nearly two decades ago.

But new scientific evidence has come to light, leading some of Australia’s most respected scientists to argue that Kathleen Folbigg was actually the victim of a terrible miscarriage of justice.

Some of those scientists now say Australia needs to establish a whole new body to review potentially wrongful convictions.

Rachael Brown reports.


Special thanks to Flinders University Adjunct Associate Professor Robert Moles for his research assistance.

She was convicted of killing her four children nearly two decades ago.

But new scientific evidence has come to light, leading some of Australia’s most respected scientists to argue that Kathleen Folbigg was actually the victim of a terrible miscarriage of justice.

Some of those scientists now say Australia needs to establish a whole new body to review potentially wrongful convictions.

Rachael Brown reports.


Special thanks to Flinders University Adjunct Associate Professor Robert Moles for his research assistance.

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