Press conference at the Grafton Police Station about Sharon Edwards being missing, which has now become murder. Three sons are Josh [who spoke], Zac and Eli with their Dad John Edwards.  Photo: Leigh Jensen / Daily Examiner April 1, 2015
Press conference at the Grafton Police Station about Sharon Edwards being missing, which has now become murder. Three sons are Josh [who spoke], Zac and Eli with their Dad John Edwards. Photo: Leigh Jensen / Daily Examiner April 1, 2015 Leigh Jensen

EXCLUSIVE: Date set for committal hearing in Edwards case

PROGRESS has been made in the trial of John Edwards, with a committal hearing date set for the man accused of murdering missing Grafton school teacher Sharon Edwards.

Edwards appeared via audio-visual link in Grafton Local Court on Tuesday afternoon, with his defence barrister making a number of submissions regarding the evidence that is set to be presented at the trial.

Magistrate Karen Stafford set a date for the committal hearing, which is set to take place at Grafton Local Court on October 16.

SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE CONTENT: Questions raised over police evidence in John Edwards trial during today's hearing.


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