Bed­room clue

Townsville Bulletin - - National Snapshot -

A FIN­GER­PRINT on the bed­room win­dow of a slain school­girl led po­lice to her al­leged mur­derer. Al­lyn John Slater is fac­ing a com­mit­tal hear­ing in Bund­aberg charged with mur­der­ing eight-year-old Trin­ity Bates, whose body was found in a drain on Fe­bru­ary 22 last year. Forensic pathol­o­gist Dr Nathan Milne told the court Trin­ity drowned in the drain af­ter be­ing stran­gled, or knocked un­con­scious.

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