John and Sharon Edwards. Photo: contributed
John and Sharon Edwards. Photo: contributed

John Edwards to stand trial in Supreme Court

UPDATE: THE next date has been set for in the trial of the man accused of murdering missing Grafton school teacher Sharon Edwards.

Ms Edwards's estranged husband John Wallace Edwards, 62, appeared in Grafton Local Court on Tuesday via video link at a hearing where five witnesses were called to give testimony and be cross-examined by his defence barrister Peter O'Connor.

FULL STORY: Supreme Court date set for murder trial

EARLIER: JOHN Edwards, the man accused of murdering missing Grafton school teacher Sharon Edwards, is set to appear in Grafton Local Court again today, with some witnesses set to be cross-examined and heard orally on some parts of their evidence.

Edwards last appeared in Grafton Local Court in May  during a hearing to discuss the evidence to be used at a committal hearing. 

Edwards' defence has called into question some of the evidence in the case and submitted an appeal to have witnesses give some of their evidence orally and submit to cross examination at the hearing.

Mrs Edwards' husband, John Wallace Edwards, 61, has been accused of his estranged wife's murder after she disappeared after a night out in South Grafton on March 15, 2015.



SPORTS AWARDS: Vote now for the 2020 People's Choice

SPORTS AWARDS: Vote now for the 2020 People's Choice

Votes are now open for the Grafton Shoppingworld People’s Choice Award for Clarence...

‘We have kept them going for over 100 years’

Premium Content ‘We have kept them going for over 100 years’

Orara Valley community unites in opposition to church closures and maintains they...

STAY SAFE: Hail falls across Clarence as more storms likely

Premium Content STAY SAFE: Hail falls across Clarence as more storms likely

Watch video as hails falls. Is it hailing where you are? Stay safe, and send us...