Monday 16 May 2022 07:01 AM Chris Dawson trial: First witness tells court Lynette knew he was having sex ... trends now
A friend and neighbour of mother-of-two Lynette Dawson claims she knew her husband, who is accused of murdering her, was having sex with their babysitter.
Giving evidence in the NSW Supreme Court on Monday, Julie Andrew said Ms Dawson had told her the babysitter, JC, who had been a student at the school where her husband was teaching, was moving into the family home permanently.
Ms Andrew, the first witness called in the judge-alone trial, said she initially heard a 'loud, crying wailing' coming from the Dawsons' Bayview, Sydney, home in late 1981 and walked over to the property where she saw Ms Dawson backed up against the trampoline with Chris Dawson towering over her.
She described Dawson as