He said the DNA of several different scientists had been discovered on samples, mostly many years after the contamination had taken place, and this contamination had not been detected by PathWest itself but by other laboratories conducting further tests on the samples.

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Mr Edwards is accused of murdering Jane Rimmer, left, Sarah Spiers, below left, and Ciara Glennon, below right, raping a teenager and attacking a girl during a burglary.

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When Bradley Robert Edwards go on trial in July, WA taxpayers will pay for his defence. Lawyer Tom Percy says the trial is likely to cost about $50,000 a day. Paul has 2 jobs listed on their profile.