Missing woman’s death case delayed
Lawyers wait for forensic evidence report
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.