Miss­ing woman’s death case de­layed

Lawyers wait for forensic ev­i­dence re­port

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get­ting out of a taxi in the Wood­lands area where she was be­lieved to be vis­it­ing a friend, at 6.30am on Mon­day, July 13, 1992.

De­spite a ma­jor po­lice in­quiry, no trace of her was found.

The cold case was re­opened af­ter de­mo­li­tion work­ers dis­cov­ered hu­man re­mains, be­lieved to be those of the North-east woman, buried at Pen­ning­ton’s for­mer home in the Perth sub­urb of Wood­lands.

Pen­ning­ton has not for­mally en­tered a plea but pre­vi­ously said he was in­no­cent of any in­volve­ment in her dis­ap­pear­ance. The case was ad­journed un­til later this year.

IN­VES­TI­GA­TION: Forensics ex­perts at the scene where a body was found in Perth, Aus­tralia, and, in­set, Ron­ald Pen­ning­ton.

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