John and Sharon Edwards. Photo: contributed
John and Sharon Edwards. Photo: contributed

John Edwards to stand trial in Supreme Court

UPDATE: THE next date has been set for in the trial of the man accused of murdering missing Grafton school teacher Sharon Edwards.

Ms Edwards's estranged husband John Wallace Edwards, 62, appeared in Grafton Local Court on Tuesday via video link at a hearing where five witnesses were called to give testimony and be cross-examined by his defence barrister Peter O'Connor.

FULL STORY: Supreme Court date set for murder trial

EARLIER: JOHN Edwards, the man accused of murdering missing Grafton school teacher Sharon Edwards, is set to appear in Grafton Local Court again today, with some witnesses set to be cross-examined and heard orally on some parts of their evidence.

Edwards last appeared in Grafton Local Court in May  during a hearing to discuss the evidence to be used at a committal hearing. 

Edwards' defence has called into question some of the evidence in the case and submitted an appeal to have witnesses give some of their evidence orally and submit to cross examination at the hearing.

Mrs Edwards' husband, John Wallace Edwards, 61, has been accused of his estranged wife's murder after she disappeared after a night out in South Grafton on March 15, 2015.



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