The DNA was extracted from the swab by former Pathwest scientist Laurie Webb in October 1996. A man accused of being Australia's Claremont serial killer has been found guilty of murdering two young women in the 1990s. Welcome to WAtoday's live coverage of day 54 of the Claremont serial killer trial in the Supreme Court of Western Australia. "From then we knew we were looking at the possibility of having found and located Jane.". "[The examinations] were three working days apart, there was a weekend in the middle there. Bradley Robert … "You didn't go to a scene thinking you could potentially contaminate it without even touching it?" Credit:Nine News Perth. Pain and tenderness in her left thumb remained for some time, Dr Barnard said, and was mentioned by the girl at subsequent medical appointments. Mr Egan has now moved onto talking about the Karrakatta rape victim's clothing she wore on the night she was raped. Claremont serial killer verdict LIVE updates: Bradley Edwards found guilty of murdering Jane Rimmer, Ciara Glennon; not guilty of Sarah Spiers murder The trial, before Justice Stephen Hall, is continuing. "[Edwards] said, 'You're having an affair with her'. "Factors such as time and the degradation of material through decomposition isn't good for DNA," Mr Egan explained. ", "Jane's clothing had been removed so those items were of interest as well.". You know I am'. "I honestly can't recall whether I stepped on it. On 4/2/02 in the same area, the examination of the RH21 branch occurred. "I don't think so. "I thought she was playing a dangerous game ... that happened five or six times.". He is going through the DNA testing carried out on Macro exhibits after Bradley Edwards' 2016 arrest. The faces of the Sarah Spiers, Jane Rimmer and Ciara Glennon could be examined by Perth academics studying whether sexually-motivated serial killers choose their victims based on a ‘type’. He was asked about the precautions he took to avoid disturbing the body and the vegetation around it. Parts of the document have been blacked-out. "You didn't knowingly step on Ciara's body, not even her hair?". Jane Rimmer's teddy bear provides a rare glimpse into a life cut short 24 years ago, Bradley Edwards's lawyer probes police forensic evidence collection at Claremont crime scenes, Claremont victim Ciara Glennon's body was found with 'breaches' in skin, forensic exam revealed, Police describe shock at seeing Claremont victims' graves as graphic video shown, Australian cricket great Dean Jones dies of heart attack in India, Mystery remains over what happened to Sarah Spiers as Claremont killer's not guilty verdict prompts plea, Police end search for missing SA boatie Tony Higgins, 'I wish I had better news': William Wall's dad thanks those who helped search for his son, Hayden McLean kept in 'large caged area' in group home, royal commission hears, 'Exasperated' Minister pushed to replace guards after hotel outbreaks, inquiry hears, There are nine candidates for a vaccine for Australia — here's where they are up to, Mother carried urns containing children's ashes in her handbag for 'five soul-destroying' months, inquest told, Tens of thousands of businesses could collapse by mid next year, experts say, BOM forecasts cold snap, with temperatures set to plummet in south-east Australia, Amid 23 million breaches, there are 262 reasons Westpac copped a bigger fine than it bargained for, 'She's not from here': Townsfolk baffled by mystery woman dumped at hospital, Two women and baby injured after car drives 20 metres over Newcastle cliff, Racing NSW boss says 'defamatory' ABC program was 'good' to expose animal cruelty, North Korean troops shot South Korean official then set his body on fire, Seoul says, 'Disgusting, perverted' Darwin man who committed dozens of child sex offences jailed, Coronavirus detected in two crew members on bulk carrier off WA coast, Former Canberra bikie boss dodges jail time over illegal weapons charges after naked shootout, the 1995 rape of a teenage girl at Karrakatta Cemetery, which Edwards admitted to ahead of his trial. Ms Barbagallo has indicated the state has two more DNA witnesses to call after Mr Egan before it moves onto its fibre evidence. Not long after the call, Edwards' first wife fell pregnant to her new lover. Mr Yovich said while that particular exhibit was not considered critical, it was transferred alongside other critical material.