The knife allegedly used in the murder of Mary Lou Cook. Photo: Bridge of Hope Innocence Initiative The knife allegedly used in the murder of Mary Lou Cook. Photo: Bridge of Hope Innocence Initiative
The knife allegedly used in the murder of Mary Lou Cook. Photo: Bridge of Hope Innocence Initiative
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Did a ‘Canadian technique’ police sting and a bogus Mr Big leave an Australian murder probe fatally flawed?

  • Glen Weaven was sentenced to 20 years in jail after an undercover cop posing as a crime lord encouraged him to confess to murdering his partner
  • Nearly a decade on, researchers at Melbourne’s RMIT are seeking a review of police methods that led both to his conviction and that of many others

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The knife allegedly used in the murder of Mary Lou Cook. Photo: Bridge of Hope Innocence Initiative The knife allegedly used in the murder of Mary Lou Cook. Photo: Bridge of Hope Innocence Initiative
The knife allegedly used in the murder of Mary Lou Cook. Photo: Bridge of Hope Innocence Initiative
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