Maree Mavis Crabtree granted bail after six years in custody for alleged murder of her children Erin and Jonathan, has been a significant development in a harrowing case that has captured public attention. The Brisbane Supreme Court’s decision comes after a jury was discharged, and the trial for her son’s death was adjourned.
- Maree Mavis Crabtree charged with murder, attempted murder, and fraud.
- Children died of oxycodone overdoses; Crabtree denies involvement.
- Bail granted with strict conditions including ankle monitoring.
- Daughter Tara Crabtree is the key witness with an indemnity deal.
- New documents have emerged, causing trial adjournment.
- Crabtree to reside in Bethania under bail conditions.
Unexpected Turn in High-Profile Case
The case against Maree Mavis Crabtree took an unexpected turn when she was released on bail. The decision followed the emergence of new documents potentially affecting the credibility of the Crown’s main witness, her daughter Tara. This development led to the discharge of the jury and a delay in proceedings, highlighting the complexity of the case.
Strict Bail Conditions for Maree Crabtree
Despite the serious nature of the charges, the court has set strict bail conditions for Maree Mavis Crabtree. She must wear an ankle monitor and avoid contact with any witnesses, particularly her daughter Tara. These measures aim to mitigate concerns about witness safety and ensure Crabtree’s compliance with court orders.
|Yes, with ankle monitoring
|Murder, Attempted Murder, Fraud
|Daughter Tara Crabtree
|Next Court Date
|March 11 for further mention
Maree Mavis Crabtree granted bail after six years in custody for alleged murder of her children Erin and Jonathan marks a new chapter in this long-running legal saga. As the community watches on, the case’s complexities and the search for truth continue to challenge all involved. The next steps in the legal process are awaited with anticipation as the court examines fresh evidence and prepares for the resumption of the trial.