Beauty Queen Murder- Allison Baden-Clay

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Beauty Queen Murder- Allison Baden-Clay

A lone kayaker found her, lying as if asleep on the steep, muddy bank of Kholo Creek, where it adjoins the Brisbane River. her body and the river swollen from the torrential, Queensland April rains. This is the story of the trial, interwoven with the forensic numerological profile of the three people involved in the murderous love triangle: Allison, former local beauty queen and mother of three young girls, her husband Gerard, and his lover Toni McHugh. This real life crime was committed in Brisbane, Australia in 2012. In July, 2014, Gerard Robert Baden-Clay, great-grandson of Scouting pioneer Lord Robert Baden-Powell, was given a life sentence of 25 years with the non-parole period set at 15 years. He is currently serving out that sentence at the Wolston Park Correctional Centre at Wacol, just kilometres away from where the murder was committed at Brookfield and Allison’s body dumped. It is also only kilometres away from the town of Redbank, where his lovely bride, a country girl, grew up.