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  Azaria Chamberlain Disappearance
Azaria Chantel Loren Chamberlain (June 11, 1980 - August 17, 1980) was born at the Mount Isa Maternity Hospital in Australia, daughter of Lindy and Michael Chamberlain.
Based on ultraviolet investigations of the jumpsuit that Azaria had been wearing on the night she disappeared by Dr James Cameron of the London Hospital Medical College, the new finding was made that Azaria had been killed with a pair of scissors and held by a small adult hand until she stopped bleeding.
Chamberlain, but most critics were silenced by Streep's performance, and by Lindy herself, who commended the movie for its accuracy and praised Streep highly for her portrayal.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/Azaria_Chamberlain_disappearance   (2469 words)

  
 Coroner G. P. Galvin's Findings concerning the death of Azaria Chamberlain
Chamberlain is that she then took the child to the tent and placed the child in its basket within the tent and returned to the barbecue area.
Chamberlain goes in the direction of the tent, sees a dingo with what she thinks is something in its mouth, goes to the tent, inspects the tent and finds that the child is missing and, as a result of those observations, a search for a dingo takes place.
Chamberlain, there is the question of whether he should be charged with being an accessory after the fact to the murder of the child based on his knowledge of his wife's act from early after the incident and through subsequent investigations.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/projects/ftrials/chamberlain/galvinfindings.html   (3369 words)

  
 Azaria Chamberlain - ArticleWorld
Azaria Chantel Loren Chamberlain Born (June 11, 1980 - August 17, 1980) at the Mount Isa Maternity Hospital in Australia to Lindy and Michael Chamberlain.
Lindy Chamberlain was convicted of murder by a jury on 29 October 1982.
Chamberlain showed little emotion during the proceedings, and it was supposed that because she frequently wore fl, that she was a witch.
www.articleworld.org /index.php/Azaria_Chamberlain   (2186 words)

  
 Lindy Chamberlain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Lindy Chamberlain was born in Whakatane, New Zealand and moved to Australia with her family in 1949.
Although the initial coronial inquiry supported Chamberlain's account of Azaria's disappearance, Chamberlain was later prosecuted for the murder of her child on the basis of the finding of the baby's jumpsuit and of what appeared to be blood found in the Chamberlain's car.
On the basis of this evidence Lindy Chamberlain's life sentence was remitted by the Northern Territory Government and a Royal Commission began in 1987.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lindy_Chamberlain   (461 words)

  
 The truth is still out there - National - www.smh.com.au
One was that Lindy had "spear-tackled" Azaria in a Mount Isa supermarket, and that the Chamberlains had refused a blood transfusion, in keeping with their beliefs as Seventh Day Adventists.
Azaria Chamberlain was the daughter of Alice Lynne (Lindy) Chamberlain, who was the daughter of Avis and Cliff, brother of Alex Murchison.
Azaria herself was the sister of Aidan Chamberlain and Reagan Chamberlain, and the family had gone from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock.
smh.com.au /articles/2004/07/23/1090464867493.html   (738 words)

  
 New turn in 1980 dingo death mystery - World News - MSNBC.com
Her mother, Lindy Chamberlain, now remarried and known as Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, was convicted of murdering her infant but later released from prison and cleared of the crime after fresh evidence supported her claim that a dingo took the child.
Lindy Chamberlain, who served four years in prison after being convicted of murder in 1982 and before being cleared of the killing, said through a spokeswoman on Sunday that she was aware of Cole’s claims and believed they were a matter for police.
Azaria was the first recorded fatality attributed to a dingo attack in Australia and there has been only one fatal dingo attack since.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/5378661   (807 words)

  
 Lindy Chamberlain - A dingo's got my baby   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Baby Azaria and any trace of her remains totalling vanished, so Lindy Chamberlain was found guilty and sentenced to life with hard labour in Berrimah Jail, Darwin.
Michael Chamberlain was found to be an accessory to the murder and his 18-month sentence was suspended in the interests of their remaining children.
Chamberlain's version of the the story of the disappearance of her baby from a camping ground in the Australian outback.
www.1earthmedia.com /newspaper_headlines/lindy_chamberlain.htm   (1121 words)

  
 Azaria Chamberlain disappearance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nine-week-old Australian baby Azaria Chamberlain disappeared on the night of 17 August 1980 on a camping trip with her family.
Based on ultraviolet photographs of the Azaria's jumpsuit, Dr James Cameron of the London Hospital Medical College alleged that "there was an incised wound around the neck - in other words a cut throat," and that there was an imprint of the hand of a small adult on the jumpsuit, visible in the photographs.
Lindy Chamberlain was convicted of murder on 29 October 1982 and sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Azaria_Chamberlain_disappearance   (2959 words)

  
 Harrymmiller.com.au - Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
On 17 August 1980, while on a family holiday, nine week old Azaria Chamberlain was taken by a dingo from a camping ground near Ayers Rock.
After two inquests and a police raid on her house, Lindy Chamberlain was tried and convicted of the murder of her baby daughter.
Lindy's fourth child Kahlia Shonell Nikari Chamberlain was born on 17 November 1982 in Darwin Hospital while Lindy was in the custody of Darwin Prison.
www.harrymmiller.com.au /Lindy_Chamberlain.html   (573 words)

  
 Charges possible in new Azaria revelations. 07/07/2004. ABC News Online
It is understood Lindy Chamberlain's visit to central Australia for the filming of a new documentary about the disappearance of her daughter has been postponed.
The senior police officer who was stationed at Uluru when Azaria Chamberlain disappeared says he is not convinced by the latest claims relating to the case.
Michael and Lindy Chamberlain speak for the first time on the latest claim on the disappearance of their daughter Azaria.
www.abc.net.au /news/newsitems/200407/s1148615.htm   (466 words)

  
 Azaria Chamberlain, Lindy Chamberlain, Michael Chamberlain, dingo, dingoes, Australia, Ayres Rock, Alice Springs, ...
The finding being that "the convictions having been wiped away, the law of the land holds the Chamberlains to be innocent." The Chamberlains emerged from the courthouse in triumph with smiles and Michael's victory sign.
In December 1995, the Chamberlains again went to court to in an attempt to finalise the incomplete inquest of 1982.
It was this same lack of official documentation that had prevented the Chamberlains from referring to past cases during the first and second inquests into their daughter's death.
www.crimelibrary.com /notorious_murders/not_guilty/chamberlain3/4.html   (982 words)

  
 Chamberlain - tScholars.com
Chamberlain can have several meanings: As an officer in charge of managing the household of a sovereign.
Joshua Chamberlain, college professor and a highly-respected officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War
Lindy and Michael Chamberlain, whose infant daughter Azaria disappeared in the Dingo Baby case
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Chamberlain   (285 words)

  
 Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton | The Story > Timeline of Events
Alice Springs Coroner Denis Barritt finds that a wild dog or dingo took Azaria; that no member of the Chamberlain family was responsible for her death, but there was interference with the clothing by 'person or persons unknown'.
He does, and is so infuriated he writes an article for the local paper and shows it to the NT Government, threatening to print it if Lindy is not released from jail by 12 noon, or an Inquiry is called.
A new act of Parliament is forced through to allow the Chamberlain's to return to court to clear their convictions.
www.lindychamberlain.com /content/story/timeline   (705 words)

  
 Uluru - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
There are several deaths a year as a direct result of climbing the rock, mainly from heart failure.
In 1980, baby Azaria Chamberlain disappeared while she and her parents were camping near Uluru.
Her mother Lindy Chamberlain reported that Azaria had been taken by a dingo, sparking the most publicised trial in Australian history.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Uluru   (701 words)

  
 The Trial of Lindy and Michael Chamberlain: A Chronology
While Lindy and Michael Chamberlain are vacationing near Ayers Rock in Australia's Northern Territory, 10-week-old Azaria Chamberlain disappears from the family tent.
The bloody jumpsuit and singlet of Azaria is found near a boulder at the base of Ayers Rock by a tourist.
Coroner Galvin commits Lindy Chamberlain for trial in relation to the murder of Azaria, and Michael Chamberlain on a charge of being an accessory after the fact.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/projects/ftrials/chamberlain/chamberlainchronology.html   (616 words)

  
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Rhiannon gave birth to a son after three years of their rule; however, on the night of the birth, the child disappeared while in the care of six of Rhiannon's ladies-in-waiting.
Remarkably, despite the fact that a lethal attack by a dingo on a baby in a desert camping ground is scarcely an unlikely event, Lindy Chamberlain and her husband Michael survived years of assault by media and the law, and more than a few Australians believed them both guilty.
After that, the Chamberlains were arrested and tried for the murder of their baby daughter.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /book/mar4.html   (4037 words)

  
 Dingo Encyclopedia Article @ Unjustly.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It was only partly successful: dingos can still be found in parts of the southern states to this day, and although the fence helped reduce losses of sheep to predators, this was counterbalanced by increased pasture competition from rabbits and kangaroos.
Dingos have received bad publicity in recent years as a result of the highly publicised Azaria Chamberlain disappearance and also because of dingo attacks on Fraser Island in Queensland.
In 2001 around 200 dingoes lived on the island, and 20 people were attacked in the preceding six years.
www.unjustly.net /encyclopedia/Dingo   (1812 words)

  
 Dingo case 1980 - Prison Talk
Reagan Chamberlain was only four years old when a native dog, known as a dingo, apparently snatched his nine-week-old sister as she slept beside him in a tent near Ayers Rock - a giant monolith known today by its Aboriginal name Uluru - on Aug. 17, 1980.
She was convicted in 1982 and sentenced to life imprisonment, but was released after four years when a piece of Azaria's clothing was discovered, supporting the mother's claim that the baby was taken by a wild dog.
Lindy Chamberlain - who was played by Meryl Streep in the 1988 movie about the tragedy A Cry in the Dark - always maintained she saw a dingo slinking from the tent into the dark before she discovered Azaria missing.
www.prisontalk.com /forums/showthread.php?t=91394   (2555 words)

  
 Seven announces all-star cast for major mini-series, Through My Eyes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Through My Eyes is a dramatisation of the real events involved with the tragic 1980 disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain through the eyes of all those involved.
The pair has spent three years immersed in the mystery of nine-week-old Azaria Chamberlain’s strange disappearance from Uluru to develop the mini-series.
Lindy Chamberlain was accused of her daughter’s murder, found guilty and sent to jail for life with hard labour.
www.sevencorporate.com.au /page.asp?partid=404   (364 words)

  
 Events following disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain - National - www.theage.com.au
A chronology of events from Azaria Chamberlain's disappearance.
- August 17, 1980 - Azaria Chamberlain disappears from a tent at the Ayers Rock campsite.
Mr Chamberlain is charged as an accessory after the fact.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2004/07/04/1088879365118.html   (434 words)

  
 The Chamberlain saga: twenty years on   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is 20 years since Lindy Chamberlain claimed that a dingo had taken her baby.
However much they try, the Chamberlains can never forget the miscarriage of justice that saw Lindy jailed.
Nor can they forget Azaria, the daughter they lost and who Lindy was falsely accused of killing.
sixtyminutes.ninemsn.com.au /60/stories/2000_08_27/story_224.asp   (310 words)

  
 JCU - Content
The dingo’s got my baby!” Lindy, wife of Michael Chamberlain, a Seventh Day Adventist minister, and mother of two sons Aidan and Regan, was referring to her third child, daughter Azaria, who was just nine weeks old.
The ensuing inquests, court cases and media furore, in which culpability for the disappearance of baby Azaria was attributed to members of the Chamberlain family, or persons unknown, or the dingo, resulted in Lindy being convicted and charged with the murder of her baby, and husband Michael being given a suspended sentence as an accessory.
The elation surrounding Azaria’s birth would have been clear to Reagan from the start.  At the delivery Michael is reported as having said, “Do you hear that Reagan?  You’ve got a baby sister…” (1).
www.jcu.edu.au /etropic/et2-1/et21dingo.html   (859 words)

  
 Dingo Resources & Information - australian dingo
It was only partly successful: Dingos can still be found in parts of the southern states to this day, and dingo oil analysis although dingo habitats the fence helped reduce losses of sheep to predators, this was counterbalanced by increased pasture competition from rabbits and kangaroos.
Dingos have received bad publicity in recent years as a result of the highly dingo sound publicised Azaria Chamberlain disappearance and also because of Dingo attacks on Fraser Island in Queensland.
As a result of interbreeding with dogs introduced by European settlers, the purebred Dingo gene pool is being swamped.
www.bizhisto.com /Biz-Retail-Companies-D---Ei/Dingo.html   (1105 words)

  
 A Cry in the Night
They were the words that Lindy Chamberlain had screamed out into the flness of the cold night in a camping ground close to Ayers Rock, Central Australia, on the night of August 17, when she discovered that her nearly ten-week-old baby, Azaria had been taken by a dingo.
Her husband Michael was sure that he had heard Azaria cry out.
She tore at the covers, hoping to find that little Azaria had slipped down beneath the blankets.
www.crimelibrary.com /fillicide/azaria   (995 words)

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