A man who has murdered a teenage babysitter can get immunity if he provides information about the whereabouts of two other women that he has long been suspected of killing.
Derek Sam is serving a life sentence for the murder of 16-year-old Queensland girl Jessica Gaudie.
The police suspect that he is also linked to the disappearance of the British backpacker Celena Bridge and the teacher's assistant Sabrina Glassop who disappeared decades ago, The Courier Mail reported.
None of the victim's bodies was found – despite repeated searches in the forest around Kenilworth, in the Sunshine Coast, where officers believe the remains were buried.
Derek Sam served the prison sentence during the murder of 16-year-old Queensland teenager Jessica Gaudie
None of the victim's bodies was found – despite repeated searches in the forest around Kenilworth, in the Sunshine Coast, where officers believe the remains were buried (pictured, Jessica Gaudie)
Sam has already completed the minimum period of pooling period of his life imprisonment for the murder of Gaudie.
She was babysitting his children at their Nambour home in southeast Queensland when she was missing.
Sam claimed he'd picked her up and driven her to a party, although she didn't show up.
Although he denied the murder, a jury found him guilty and he was imprisoned for life.
Sam was eligible for release in 2016, but was held behind bars due to a law & # 39; no bodies, no conditional & # 39 ;.
The police believe that Sam has refused to give the authorities the location of Mrs. Gaudie's body, as this will lead to the discovery of the other two women.
Detectives are currently building up a note to submit to the Department of Public Prosecutors while trying to bring two assassinations against Sam.
Although they are thinking up their case, they are supposed to consider an alternative deal.
In exchange for information about the whereabouts of the authorities, they may be willing to drop the two murder charges.
Ms. Bridge was walking to the Yabba Creek campground in Kenilworth before she went missing in July 1998.
She was last seen along Booloumba Creek Road.
Mrs. Glassop disappeared in May 1999, after her car was found parked at Little Yabba Creek, a short distance from her house.
Queensland detectives consulted the New South Wales team who worked on the Matthew Leveson case because they are considering offering Sam immunity.
Ms. Bridge was walking to the Yabba Creek campground in Kenilworth before she went missing in July 1998
Mrs. Glassop disappeared in May 1999, after her car was found parked at Little Yabba Creek, a short distance from her house
Leveson was last seen when he left the Sydney nightclub on September 23, 2007.
His friend Michael Peter Atkins was initially arrested in 2008 although he was acquitted of murder in 2009 by a jury.
Atkins eventually received immunity in exchange for information about the location of the 20-year-old body.
Mr. Leveson's skeletal remains were finally discovered in May 2017 in the Royal National Park.
His mother Faye Leveson admitted that she was hesitant to accept the proposal when the police approached her with the idea of giving the suspected murderer immunity for information about her son's whereabouts.
& # 39; And for me, the most important thing a mother could do was to bring Matty home, not to be thrown away like a piece of garbage like he was.
& # 39; You do not want to know that your son or daughter is there. & # 39;
Tammy Jensen said finding her teenage sister's body would add Mrs. Gaudie closure, but she would not accept it if it meant Sam had been released from prison
She said she feared that she would never have had the body of her younger person and that the trauma haunted his two brothers.
& # 39; We didn't want to leave this for them and worry for them where their brother is. & # 39;
Bosscher Crimans Lawyers & Grace Townsend said that handing out immunity was rare.
Although the suspected murderer could escape a guilty verdict, Mrs. Townsend said that some closure could be achieved by locating the women's bodies.
Nevertheless, the families of the three victims have expressed concern about the idea that Sam is free.
Tammy Jensen said finding her teenage sister's body would add Mrs. Gaudie closure, but she wouldn't accept it if it meant Sam had been released from prison.
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