Stone retrial begins for mother and daughter Russell murders

Stone retrial begins for mother and daughter Russell murders

Michael Stone, already once convicted of the horrific hammer attack on Lin and Megan Russell, now faces a new trial after that verdict was quashed. A key witness in the first trial was a prisoner serving time for dishonesty and when he later admitted perjury, a retrial was ordered. Michael Stone had only come to police attention when his psychiatrist phoned a TV show that reconstructed the attack and said his patient’s nightmares corresponded. The case of Michael Stone would lead to a change in the law... Read the full Lin and Megan Russell Murders Crime File