How the ‘bombshell’ about Peter Dutton’s role in the Peter Dutchess murder trial unfolded
A journalist who broke the sensational news that former Australian prime minister Peter Dutt had been murdered by his former wife and child has described his shock at the “deeply disturbing” turn of events and the “unprecedented level of deceit” in relation to his role in a “deep, dark and dangerous” murder case.
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He said he did not know the identity of his alleged killers or whether he was actually involved in the murder but that “something deeply disturbing” had occurred and that he was now “trying to piece together the events”.
“What happened to me is deeply disturbing and I’m trying to piece it all together,” he told reporters in his Brisbane office.
“I’m really trying to put the pieces together.”
Mr Dutton said the murder trial, which he had been involved in for more than five years, had been a “hugely difficult and emotional” experience for him.
“It was one of the most difficult things I’ve ever done,” he said.
“My wife, my child, my family and I were completely devastated.”
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Peter Dutchot, the son of former Australian PM Peter Dett, said he was “really disappointed” in the conduct of his father and “felt that there were a lot of things that could have been done differently” in this case.
“There were some very good points made in this trial, but they were not followed up and they are not being followed up,” he added.
“What I would like to see is that the investigation into my father’s murder is properly investigated and properly conducted and if there are lessons learned and things can be done better, I’m sure that they will be found.”
Peter Dutsdon, the former prime minister who was murdered in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick in 2008, was one the most successful politicians in Australia and was known for his colourful style of politics.”
I think it’s important for people to understand that the family have lost their father and they have lost the man who was responsible for their father’s life.”
Peter Dutsdon, the former prime minister who was murdered in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick in 2008, was one the most successful politicians in Australia and was known for his colourful style of politics.
He was married to his wife, Barbara Dutcher, from 1965 to 1988 and had two children with the former PM, Peter, who was also a lawyer.
The pair had three children, the youngest of whom was named after Peter.
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