1. Marcus Stanford says he’s “sorry” for his role in covering up the murder of Stephanie Scott.
The twin brother of Vincent Stanford has told Nine News he is “sorry” for his involvement in the murder of Stephanie Scott.
It is the first time Stanford has spoken since he was released from jail.
“I would like to say sorry for what I’ve done, and for the hurt I’ve caused the family,” Stanford said.
The 25-year-old brother of Vincent Stanford is living in a caravan on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia with his father.
“It’s over now and I hope I won’t cause anymore trouble. I’m incredibly sorry, I did a really stupid thing and unfortunately I can’t take it back,” he said.
Stanford was charged with accessory to murder after the fact and arrested in June, 2015.
He had received the stolen jewellery of Stephanie Scott and sold it for $705.
He was sentenced to one year and three months in prison in August, but with time served he was released on September 9 from Junee Correctional Centre.
2. Police believe Tiahleigh Palmer never made it to school.
Police believe that Tiahleigh Palmer never made it to school and was allegedly smothered by her foster father the night before.
Foster father Rick Thorburn had told detectives he’d last seen the 12-year-old on the morning of October 30 last year walking towards her school.
Other students claimed they had seen Tiahleigh at McDonalds yet police now allege Tiahleigh never made it to school and was killed the night before, The Courier Mail report.
Detectives allege Rick Thorburn, 56, who is in an induced coma after taking an unknown substance, murdered Tiahleigh after discovering that his 19-year-old son had an incestuous relationship with her.
Trent Thorburn, 19, has been charged with incest, perjury and perverting the course of justice and was yesterday refused bail.
Meanwhile The Brisbane Times reports the foster parents of murdered Logan schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer were allowed to operate a family day care business until April.
Tiahleigh spent 10 months living in the Thorburn household.
3. Bomb threat sent to LGBTI radio station.
A Melbourne community radio station has received a bomb threat. Joy, a LGBTI radio station have detailed how the threat was emailed to them about 7pm on Tuesday night.
Police cleared the building, but the station stayed on air.