Stackpool provided extensive radio news packages
during the murder trial and his reporting is featured in the Granada produced film Murder In The Outback. Download a video compile here (4mb WMV).
John Murdoch has been found guilty in Darwin's Supreme
Court of murdering Peter Falconio and the assault on
July 14 2001, Mr Falconio of Huddersfield UK was travelling
in Australia's Northern Territory on the isolated Stuart
Highway with his girlfriend Joanne Lees (then 27). It
was alleged the accused flagged down their camper van
as they travelled north of Alice Springs, near the small
town of Barrow Creek.
Falconio has not been seen since that evening. Miss
Lees, who now lives and works in the UK, managed to
escape and raise the alarm. She was the key prosecution
Murdoch now faces mandatory life imprisonment.
an exhaustive search by police and Aboriginal trackers,
no trace has ever been found of the Brit's body.
- 2004 Committal Hearing Samples-
to hear a compile heard on Real Radio Yorkshire
to hear a 2-way with Real News' Alan Soady in the UK
Real Radio Yorkshire 2004
to hear a compile heard on Huddersfield's Home 107.9
Copyright Huddersfield's Home 107.9 2004