I think (if I remember rightly) that GBC's family had left the Court and GBC was still sitting there - by himself - with the wrath of 1,000 eyes on him.
EBC had left prior - then the rest of the BC clan followed afterwards. They did not stay to the end. There is something telling in that.
The family did not (like some other profile cases) watch GBC be taken away, making eye contact or trying to say one last word of comfort to him.
I suspect he needed to talk to them as the last parting showed their lack of solidarity.
Something was amiss.
I think it was only EBC that walked out of court. I remember reading OW went pale and NBC slumped in his chair.
11:55am: Gerard Baden-Clay's father Nigel has slumped in his seat, taking deep breaths.
His son is now standing in the dock, waiting to be sentenced.
11:57am: Gerard Baden-Clay's mother Elaine has left the courtroom.
Allison Baden-Clay's mother Priscilla Dickie is now giving her victim impact statement.
12:16pm: Gerard Baden-Clay is shaking violently in the dock.
His father, sister and brother are sitting motionless in the public gallery, directly behind him.
Allison's sister Vanessa Fowler has stepped into the witness box to read her victim impact statement.
12:32pm: Mr Baden-Clay's family has retreated to another meeting room, just three metres away.
12:32pm: Allison's family and friends have gathered in a meeting room outside the court where they are embracing each other, while police are congratulating each other outside Court 11
Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/que...the-verdict-20140715-3by69.html#ixzz37cnRBdbH
A member of the Baden-Clay family said "we love you mate" as he was led into the watchhouse cells.