‘Unreasonable and obsessive’: Police doubts over key witness in Keli Lane case

A cache of internal NSW Police reports about the controversial Keli Lane case reveals damning findings about a key prosecution witness and his history of serious complaints against the force.

The ABC’s Exposed program has been investigating one of Australia’s most notorious crimes — the disappearance of baby Tegan Lane and the controversial murder trial of her mother Keli.

The confidential police reports, seen by the ABC, were written several months before Lane’s 2010 murder trial began, but none were disclosed during the trial or included in the NSW Police Disclosure Certificate list of evidence.

In the most extraordinary revelation, multiple internal reports written by a senior detective found a key prosecution witness was “unreasonable” and “obsessive”, and that many of his theories about the case were baseless and “unreasonable”.

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