IT WAS often known as the trial of the century, when Lindy Chamberlain appeared in court docket accused of murdering her personal child.
What then occurred was one of many largest miscarriages of justice in Australian historical past.
Linda Chamberlain, now 72, was famously accused of murdering her personal childCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Is Accused: Trial within the Outback a real story?
This two-part documentary IS a real story and takes a have a look at the notorious case of a child who was stolen by a dingo whereas on a tenting vacation in Central Australia.
This opening episode of this docu-series explores the case which noticed Azaria’s mom, Lindy Chamberlain, be wrongly accused of murdering her baby and face a gruelling trial by press.
The documentary will characteristic contributions from the Chamberlain household.
Lindy and her relations, together with investigators who labored on the case, will talk about the heartbreaking true story.
Two month previous Azaria was snatched by a dingo as she slept in a tentCredit score: Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
What occurred to child Azaria Chamberlain?
Azaria was an Australian two-month previous child woman who was killed by a dingo – an Australian wild canine – on the night time of August 17, 1980, on a household tenting journey to Uluru within the Northern Territory.
Her physique was by no means discovered.
Her dad and mom, Lindy and Michael Chamberlain, reported that she had been taken from their tent by a dingo.
Lindy was, nevertheless, tried for homicide and spent greater than three years in jail.
She was launched when a chunk of Azaria’s clothes was discovered close to a dingo lair, and new inquests had been opened.
In 2012, 32 years after Azaria’s demise, the Chamberlains’ model of occasions was formally supported by a coroner.
How can I watch Accused: Trial within the Outback on TV?
Lindy and Azaria’s story is about to be retold in a Channel 5 documentary.
This two-part mini-series kicks off tonight (December 8, 2020) at 9pm and concludes tomorrow (December 9, 2020) on the identical time.
Should you miss it, you’ll be able to meet up with it on Channel 5’s My5 catch up service.