Claremont serial killings trial cost tops $11 million as Bradley Edwards prepares to learn fate The triple murder trial of Bradley Edwards for the so-called Claremont serial killings is believed to be the most expensive criminal trial in WA history, with figures revealing the cost to be more than $11 million so far. Key points: Money was allocated in the last three WA budgets to pay for the trial The cost includes more than $3.5 million spent on the defence case The $11 million figure is set to rise with sentencing and possible appeals Edwards is due to learn his fate on Thursday, when Justice Stephen Hall hands down his verdict in the long-running case. The 51-year-old Telstra technician is charged with the wilful murders of Sarah Spiers, Jane Rimmer and Ciara Glennon, the three young women who vanished from the streets of Claremont late at night on separate occasions in 1996 and 1997. The judge-alone trial was heard over seven months starting on November 25 last year and encompassed 95 sitting days of the WA Supreme Court. [...] Verified Insiders Trueblue1972 Frankie2017 Claremont Serial Killer: Media, Timelines, Photos *NO-DISCUSSION* Thread #1 Thread #2 Thread #3 Thread #4 Thread #5 Thread #6 Thread #7 Thread #8 Thread #9 Thread #10 Thread #11 Thread #12 Thread #13 Thread #14 Thread #15 Thread #16 Thread #17 Thread #18 Thread #19 Thread #20 Thread #21 Thread #22 Thread #23 Note: Tricia pulled threads #22 and #23 due to sub judice and notification from WA police.