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  1. 'I dug with my bare hands to find Lucille'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Examiner

    John Fitzgerald, the boyfriend of Lucille Butterworth, has told an inquest how he searched tirelessly for her when she disappeared 46 years ago. LUCILLE Butterworth's boyfriend dug with his bare hands to try and find her body after an anonymous tip-off, an inquest has heard.

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  2. Butterworth disappearance sparked tauntsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    After the mysterious 1969 disappearance of his girlfriend, Hobart man John William Fitzgerald became the victim of cruel taunts, including anonymous letters, that prompted him to go digging for his beloved. An inquest into the suspected murder of fashionable young platinum blonde aspiring model, Lucille Butterworth, has been told the heartbreaking tale of one expedition after Mr Fitzgerald was directed to a mound beside a river.

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  3. Lucille Butterworth's boyfriend breaks down during inquestRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Advocate

    LUCILLE Butterworth's boyfriend has broken down on the stand re-telling the ''horrible moment'' when he realised something had happened to her. LUCILLE Butterworth's boyfriend has broken down on the stand re-telling the ''horrible moment'' when he realised something had happened to her.

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  4. Lucille's no-show 'wasn't unusual'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Mercury

    WHEN glamorous young Hobart woman Lucille Butterworth failed to show up to a meeting in August 1969, her boyfriend John Fitzgerald didn't worry. "It wasn't unusual that Lucille sometimes didn't turn up, either she was sick or something else had happened," he told an inquest today into her disappearance.

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  5. Missing beauty queen's killer linkRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    THE Aussie dollar has dipped below US70c for the first time in more than six years, after commodities dived and analysts warned of further heavy falls. THE Canning by-election is shaping up as a nightmare for the government, with Labor potentially benefiting whichever way the vote goes.

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  6. Witness tells of road terror in Butterworth inquestRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Advocate

    THE prime suspect in the disappearance of Lucille Butterworth tried to run a Miss Tasmania entrant off the road, an inquest has heard. THE prime suspect in the disappearance of Lucille Butterworth tried to run a Miss Tasmania entrant off the road, an inquest has heard.

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  7. Witness tells of road terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Examiner

    THE prime suspect in the disappearance of Lucille Butterworth tried to run a Miss Tasmania entrant off the road, an inquest has heard. THE prime suspect in the disappearance of Lucille Butterworth tried to run a Miss Tasmania entrant off the road, an inquest has heard.

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  8. Boyfriend to give evidence at Tas inquestRead the original story

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    John Fitzgerald, the boyfriend of Hobart woman Lucille Butterworth at the time she disappeared in 1969, will give evidence at an inquest into her suspected murder on Wednesday. The 20-year-old platinum blonde beauty queen contestant has not been seen since she was dropped at a bus stop on August 25, 1969, on her way to meet Mr Fitzgerald at his home town of New Norfolk, northwest of Hobart.

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  9. I'm lucky to be alive, witness saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mercury

    A WOMAN who endured a terrifying drive along the River Derwent at Granton 46 years ago believes she is "lucky to be alive" after being tailgated and nearly run off the road by a man with "very light coloured hair". Jillian Wilcox told the Lucille Butterworth inquest in Hobart yesterday her ordeal happened three weeks before Miss Butterworth's disappearance.

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  10. ``White-haired'' man described in Butterworth inquestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner

    A MISS Tasmania entrant has told an inquest she was stalked by the same man she believes is responsible for Lucille Butterworth's death. A MISS Tasmania entrant has told an inquest she was stalked by the same man she believes is responsible for Lucille Butterworth's death.

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  11. Miss Tasmania entrant stalked by prime suspect in Butterworth case | inquestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    A MISS Tasmania entrant has told an inquest she was stalked by the same man she believes is responsible for Lucille Butterworth's death. A MISS Tasmania entrant has told an inquest she was stalked by the same man she believes is responsible for Lucille Butterworth's death.

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  12. Lucille Butterworth was in good spirits on day she went missing, inquest hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Lucille Butterworth was in good spirits the day she went missing, a work colleague has told an inquest into Ms Butterworth's disappearance. Kay George, who worked at 7HO with the then 20-year-old Ms Butterworth, opened evidence on the second day of a coronial inquest into her disappearance.

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  13. Butterworth colleague to appear at inquestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    A RARE glimpse of the greatest modern artists at work is heading to Australia in the form of a stunning photographic exhibition. Here's a sneak peek.

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  14. Butterworth inquest: Murderer and rapist revealed as person of interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABC News

    The main person of interest in the 1969 disappearance of Tasmanian woman Lucille Butterworth is convicted murderer and rapist Geoffrey Charles Hunt, it has been revealed. At the inquest into Ms Butterworth's disappearance today, coroner Simon Cooper lifted the suppression order on the names of persons of interest.

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  15. The disappearance of Lucille Butterworth: Timeline of key eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | ABC News

    The disappearance of Lucille Butterworth remains one of Tasmania's most baffling and long running missing person cases. A coronial inquest hopes to uncover the mystery of how the 20-year-old Hobart model went missing in 1969.

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  16. Inquest into one of Tasmania's longest running missing person cases begins in HobartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | ABC News

    The inquest into the disappearance of Lucille Butterworth will begin to hear evidence 46 years and one week after she vanished from a bus stop in Claremont in Hobart's northern suburbs. Coroner Simon Cooper will oversee the inquest which is expected to run the whole of September, during which time about 40 witnesses will give evidence and about 50 pieces of evidence will be tendered.

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  17. Tas coroner looks at 46-year mysteryRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Yahoo!

    A Hobart woman missing for more than four decades and suspected by police of having been murdered, will be the focus of a coronial inquest which opens on Monday. Beauty pageant contestant Lucille Butterworth was 20 when she disappeared in 1969 while travelling to New Norfolk, north of Hobart.

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  18. Long search for answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Mercury

    THE mystery continues. It torments and eats away at those most affected. The grief compounds ... almost half a century of not knowing how a loved one died.

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  19. Brighton players have reason to smileRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Mercury

    IT'S not often that both clubs are delighted with the result after a game of footy, but that's exactly what happened in the SFL match at Pontville between Brighton and Claremont. Claremont needed to win to officially secure the minor premiership, while Brighton needed to win or hope for results elsewhere to go its way to play finals.

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  20. Boatbuilding course buoys job hopes in Tasmania's Derwent ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | ABC News

    There are hopes a new project to teach young people boatbuilding skills will turn around low high school retention rates and high unemployment in Tasmania's Derwent Valley. About 20 young people have taken part in the Tree2Sea project, funded by Primary Health Tasmania and run through the Derwent Valley Community House, New Norfolk High School, the local council and a range of other organisations.

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