“Ciara had a glass of champagne in her hand, she appeared relaxed and happy, she was laughing and chatting,” Ms Davies said. Ciara Glennon is the alleged third victim of the accused Claremont serial killer. Mr Glennon was also confident that his daughter would be found alive. Mr Edwards has pleaded not guilty to the murders of Sarah Spiers, Jane Rimmer and Ciara Glennon. She told Ms Cleary the floor that night was “sticky”. We will leave you with a poem Ciara's mother, Una Glennon, took comfort in following the tragic loss of her daughter. Denis Glennon, left, father of Ciara Glennon, arrives at the Supreme Court of Western Australia in Perth, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. A judge found a … The night Ciara Glennon disappeared in Claremont, she was warned it was dangerous to hitchhike, it was revealed on day one of the Claremont serial killings trial. The state alleges fibres found in Ciara’s hair and on her shirt match the Telstra-issued navy trousers Mr Edwards would have worn at the time; and upholstery from a Holden Commodore VS Series 1 – the same make and model of vehicle Mr Edwards was assigned for work at the time. "She joined our group, there was a conversation going on, she was welcome in the group listening, but she and I didn't talk about any topic again, she just said to me, 'I'm going',” Ms Davies said. The state alleges Mr Edwards' DNA was found underneath Ciara's fingernails. During cross-examination of Ms Davies, Mr Edwards’ lawyer Genevieve Cleary attempted to cast doubt on whether those fibres could have come from another source earlier in Ciara’s night after Ms Davies recalled seeing Ciara throw her jacket underneath a table at The Continental Hotel. The van that brought Edwards to the court has also left the court. However, in a pre-trial directions hearing in October, prosecutor Carmel Barbagallo said the state "had no idea" if that position may change and indicated it had a forensic expert who could give evidence about the difference between DNA retrieved through passive contact and DNA retrieved through fingernail scrapings if required. Ciara was then seen by another woman - who had met her that night - walking away from the venue, down Bay View Terrace towards Stirling Highway, alone. Ciara’s Gift was born out of my journey through grief following the murder of our twenty-seven year old daughter, Ciara, in 1997. Resquiescat By Oscar Wilde Tread lightly, she is near under the snow Speak gently, she can hear the daisies grow All her bright golden hair tarnished with … She was never captured on CCTV leaving the venue, with the cameras recording in intervals. It is the prosecution's sole piece of DNA evidence in the trial. Denis Glennon, Ciara's father, did not say anything as he left the court. But it would not take long before his family’s worst fears were realised. However, when Ms Glennon called around and found out from Ciara’s friends she had been in Claremont – a place she had previously warned her daughter about – her concerns heightened and she called police. Someone who I didn’t recognise picked it up and said, 'Don’t do that',” Ms Davies said. Ciara Glennon’s colleague Abigail Davies lowered her head and sighed as she sat in the witness box of the Claremont serial killer trial on Thursday recounting the night her innocent suggestion to continue after-work drinks in Claremont proved fatal for the 27-year-old lawyer. She went back to sleep and checked again the next morning. Mr Edwards in his police interview after his 2016 arrest told detectives he was not in Claremont the night Ciara was abducted. “I believe it was on her way out to the balcony. Nearly three weeks later, detectives called her husband, Denis Glennon, to give him the news their daughter’s body had been found. “Ciara was umming and ahhing about whether she would come and very unfortunately she decided to come.”. April 3, 1997 - Ms Glennon's body is found in bushland at Eglington, north of Perth. 3 h hours ago Thu Thursday 24 Sep September 2020 at 2:30am “We spent hours really chatting in [a] circle [of friends], until a bit before 11pm when my ex-husband said he was going to go home and I said, 'Well why don't we go to The Continental'? Watch the video above. Ciara Glennon was born in a bush hospital in Zambia 29 years ago when her Irish parents, Denis and Una, moved to Africa to take up teaching posts in the region. Almost three weeks after Ciara vanished, a bushwalker stumbled across her body near Pipidinny Road in Eglinton on what was then Perth’s far northern fringes. The state alleges Bradley Robert Edwards picked her up along Stirling Highway just after midnight and took her to bushland in Eglinton, where he murdered her. Ms Davies recalled how she and Ciara held hands to stay together as they moved through the packed hotel at 11.40pm, with Ciara eventually wondering off onto the balcony for around 20 minutes before returning to the group. However, when Ms Glennon called around and found out from Ciara’s friends she had been in Claremont – a place she had previously warned her daughter about – her concerns heightened and she called police. The prosecution has detailed the events leading up to the disappearance of Glennon on March 14, 1997.