Vincent O’Dempsey declares innocence McCulkin killers

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Vincent O'Dempsey (pictured) was found guilty for the 1974 murders

Vincent O’Dempsey (pictured) was found guilty for your 1974 murders

Vincent O’Dempsey has announced himself innocent of killing the particular McCulkin family and claims this individual was found guilty of their particular murders within the ‘false testimony’ associated with three witnesses.

O’Dempsey was found guilty in the Brisbane Supreme Courtroom for the 1974 murders associated with Barbara McCulkin and her 2 young daughters Vicki, 13, plus Leanne, 11.

The 78-year-old informed the court he was mistakenly convicted on the false accounts of Warren McDonald, Kerri Scully and a serial prison informant.

Mr McDonald was O’Dempsey’s associate who he was working with upon a large cannabis crop within Carrara, Queensland, and Ms Scully his former fiancée.

O'Dempsey was convicted in the Brisbane Supreme Court for the 1974 murders of Barbara McCulkin (middle) and her two young daughters Vicki, 13, (right) and Leanne, 11 (left)

O’Dempsey was convicted within the Brisbane Best Court for the 1974 killers of Barbara McCulkin (middle) plus her two young daughters Vicki, 13, (right) and Leanne, 11 (left)

The 78-year-old (pictured) told the court he was wrongly convicted on the false testimony of Warren McDonald, Kerri Scully and a serial prison informant

The 78-year-old (pictured) told the court he has been wrongly convicted on the fake testimony of Warren McDonald, Kerri Scully and a serial jail informant

The three witnesses had testified at trial in May that will O’Dempsey confessed to his participation in the family’s murder.

‘These so-called confessions were only forth-coming when they stood to get significantly, ‘ O’Dempsey said through the boat dock.

‘I never had the smallest reason to harm three McCulkins in any way. ‘

O’Dempsey furthermore denied any links to the particular arson attacks that prosecutors claimed he feared Mrs McCulkin can implicate him in.

‘I have got never had any involvement within or any personal understanding of the particular perpetrators of any fires this kind of as Torino or Whiskey (Au Go Go), ‘ he stated.

‘I was never questioned regarding arsons. ‘

The three witnesses had testified at trial in May that O'Dempsey (pictured) confessed to his involvement in the family's murder 

The 3 witnesses had testified at test in May that O’Dempsey (pictured) confessed to his involvement within the family’s murder 

Barbara McCulkin (pictured) disappeared along with her two daughters from their Queensland home on January 16, 1974

Barbara McCulkin (pictured) disappeared along along with her two daughters from their particular Queensland home on January 16, 1974

Vicki Maree McCulkin (pictured) was 13 years old when she was murdered alongside her mother and sister 

Vicki Maree McCulkin (pictured) was 13 years of age whenever she was murdered alongside the girl mother and sister 

Barbara Leanne McCulkin (pictured) was 11 when she was killed alongside her family

Barbara Leanne McCulkin (pictured) was 11 when she was killed together with her family

Accomplice Garry ‘Shorty’ Dubois also sought to speak straight to the court, but has been denied the opportunity by Proper rights Peter Applegarth.

Justice Applegarth stated O’Dempsey’s protest of innocence has been confirmation of the ‘complete absence associated with remorse’ and ‘completely unconvincing’.

The notorious Queensland cold case has been put to rest carrying out a four-week trial which found O’Dempsey accountable of the three murders.

Mrs McCulkin and her children had been extracted from their Highgate Hill house within the night of January 16, 1974.  

They were tied upward and driven to bushland close to Warwick where O’Dempsey strangled the particular 34-year-old mother before killing the

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