Court told of ‘blood curdling’ screams

Ex-Telstra technician Bradley Robert Edwards, 50, denies murdering Ms Spiers, Jane Rimmer, 23, and Ciara Glennon, 27, in 1996 and 1997.

Emma Wates, 42, testified on Thursday her organisation of friends finished adult during Club Bayview on Australia Day in 1996 and Ms Spiers pronounced she was going home around 1.30am, notwithstanding being speedy to stay.

“She spoke to me clearly. She wasn’t upset. She only was going to leave,” Ms Wates told a Western Australia Supreme Court.

“She seemed normal. There was zero unusual.”

The declare wept when she pronounced that was a final time she saw her. Ms Wates left with a crony during 2.15am, with a bank record display an ATM was accessed during 2.17am.

Ms Spiers called for a cab during 2.06am, though when it arrived she was gone. Ms Wates pronounced her crony was wearing beige shorts, a light-coloured shirt and black coupler around her waist.

Bradley Robert Edwards denies murdering 3 women in 1996 and 1997.

Bradley Robert Edwards denies murdering 3 women in 1996 and 1997.Source:Supplied

Mark Laidman, 58, was in a automobile during a red light with dual friends including Alec Pannall, who formerly testified, when he saw a lady wearing a identical outfit who glanced during them.

“I did notice a lady disposition adult opposite a bollard,” Mr Laidman said. “She was only high adequate that she could roughly lay on it.” He beheld a car behind them though it did not follow them by a red light.

Christine Hams, a mom of one of Ms Spiers’ tighten friends, pronounced a secretary was “happy, chatty, normal Sarah” a final time she saw her for lunch hours earlier.

Ms Hams told her she was acquire to stay during a family’s Mosman Park residence after her night out.

“She smiled and pronounced yes, she knew she was welcome,” Ms Hams said. “As distant as I’m aware, no one attended a house.”

The cab call shows Ms Spiers designed to go to Mosman Park, where several people listened screams between 2.30am and 3am.

A outpost identical to a one used in a crimes.

A outpost identical to a one used in a crimes.Source:Supplied

One of them was Judith Borrett, 80, who described 3 unequivocally high-pitched screams that did not final prolonged as “desperate, blood curdling, terrible … something that you’d never forget”.

She remained in her room.

“I’m contemptible we didn’t do anything,” Ms Borrett said.

“I wish we had left outward though we didn’t … it was all still again.” Jesse-Maree Munro, 53, also described “really, unequivocally bloodcurdling” screams, observant a initial done her lay shaft upright.

“My heart was pounding.”

She woke her then-fiance Wayne Stewart, 49, and as he ran to their patio to investigate, another roar followed “fairly true away”. Mr Stewart pronounced it came from circuitously and sounded as if a lady was being harm or scared.

“It was unequivocally shrill and unequivocally distressing,” he said.

He listened dual doors impact “very hard” circuitously and saw a light-coloured car parked on a wrong side of a highway with a tail lights on nearby a phone box. Ms Munro gave a identical account.

Earlier on Thursday, Katrina Jones, 63, told a justice she held a lift in Dec 1995 from a respectful and accessible male who pronounced he worked for Telecom. She beheld a record book, marker label and telecommunications apparatus inside his unmarked white van.

When she asked because he was out during 2.30am, he replied: “I was only streamer to Cottesloe to collect adult damsels in trouble like yourself.” He grabbed her arm and attempted to lick her after she got out.

Ms Jones became vibrated underneath cranky hearing when she conceded she combined a Telecom/Telstra fact to her matter in 2017 and simplified a subsequent year she “may have been influenced” by a journal article.