David Bain

Bain compo payout 'back on the table'

Bain compo payout 'back on the table'

David Bain's quest for compensation may be ''back on the table'' with confirmation a substantive hearing will be held later this year.

David Bain marries in Christchurch

David Bain marries in Christchurch

David Bain has married Liz Davies at a ceremony outside Christchurch.

Bain thumb mark doubt

Bain thumb mark doubt

Police doubt marks seen on fingerprints of Robin Bain are the result of him having loaded a gun before his death, but David Bain supporter Joe Karam has rubbished their conclusion.

Tests debunk Bain evidence: police

Tests debunk Bain evidence: police

Fingerprint and firearms experts have rejected claims Robin Bain had gunpowder marks on his fingers, police say.

No cuts found on hands

No cuts found on hands

No cuts or marks were noted on Robin Bain's hands following his death because there were no cuts or marks, the Dunedin pathologist who examined his body says.

Pora pardon 'would help Bain case'

Pora pardon 'would help Bain case'

David Bain's compensation bid is one of three before the Justice Minister, who also has the power to intervene in the dozen royal prerogative of mercy applications, including that of Teina Pora, a criminologist says.

Retesting Bain murder gun

Retesting Bain murder gun

New tests will be carried out next week on the gun used in the Bain family murders. The tests will by done by police with David Bain supporter Joe Karam and forensic scientists present.

Karam, cops at odds over Bain thumb marks

Karam, cops at odds over Bain thumb marks

David Bain does not know whether to laugh or cry about so-called "new" evidence said to clear him of murdering his family but which went unnoticed 19 years, supporter Joe Karam says.

Robin Bain marks were cuts: police

Robin Bain marks were cuts: police

The theory that Robin Bain's fingers were marked by a gun was interesting but was not new evidence, Assistant Police Commissioner Malcolm Burgess said.

'Other possibilities' in new Bain evidence

'Other possibilities' in new Bain evidence

Police have responded to new evidence that suggests Robin Bain murdered his family, saying marks on a photograph "can always be open to interpretation".

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