By Karen Kissane
Julie and Jamie Ramage have been the right middle-class Australian couple with every little thing: youngsters at deepest faculties, he a firm director and he or she a monetary controller for a way house.
But Julie walked out in their probably excellent marriage. after which, at some point, he killed her.
Beneath the veneer of perfection there had lain a dating marred by means of affairs, obsession and a historical past of violence. Jamie confessed to the killing - yet declared that he were provoked and accordingly no longer accountable of homicide as his spouse had pushed him over the edge.
Jamie's defence of provocation was once winning and he's now serving a jail sentence for the lesser crime of manslaughter. the lady he strangled the existence from and buried in a shallow grave had no voice in court docket and no means of telling her story.
Silent Death tells Julie's tale - but in addition takes us into the hectic wider scenario - how a killing came about within the convenience and protection of a moneyed lifestyles; how family and friends both did not see or imagine they need to be concerned. And it's the tale of the way a court docket case is ready strategies and process first - and justice second.
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Journalist Karen Kissane follows the accused into the court docket, telling the interior tale of 1 of Australia’s so much arguable trials and the wedding at its centre. A compelling mixture of significant writing, precise crime and court docket drama. Julie and Jamie Ramage have been definitely the right middle-class Australian couple with every little thing: childrens at deepest colleges, he an organization director and he or she a monetary controller for a way apartment.
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