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Justice Denied: An Investigation Into The Death Of Jaidyn Leskie
by Robin Bowles
Jaidyn Leskie was the child of Bilynda Williams and Brett Leskie, kidnapped and murdered in Australia in 1997. Despite leads, and the arrest and trial of a prime suspect, Leskie's murder remains unsolved. Despite deciding in 2002 not to hold an inquest into the toddler's death, the case remained in the news for several more years and an inquest was held in 2006 implicating ...more
Paperback, Reprint edition, 407 pages
Published 1999 by Macmillan
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Interesting and thorough book but at times it was repetitive and difficult to read. I have to admit I skipped parts of the book because it was slow to read and hard to follow. Normally I'm a huge fan of true crime and devour them in one sitting but I couldn't get in to reading this one, even though I really wanted to. Finally 'finished' it after 4 months after having to skip sections to get through it.
I love reading Robin Bowles' books because her research is much more thorough than most writers of non-fiction. She always manages to raise questions that the police never thought to ask and find leads which were never investigated. This book even lead to a new inquest into the death of Jaidyn Leskie. In regard to this crime, I was one of those Australians that thought that Greg Domaszewicz was guilty and couldn't understand the aquittal, but after reading this I understand why the jury came to ...more