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Timeline for Claremont serial killer case

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February 15, 1988

* 18-year-old woman indecently assaulted in her sleep during break-in at a Huntingdale home but attacker flees after a struggle

February 12, 1995

* 17-year-old girl abducted while walking through Rowe Park in Claremont and taken to Karrakatta Cemetery where she's sexually assaulted

January 27, 1996

* Secretary Sarah Spiers, 18, disappears after leaving Club Bayview in Claremont after calling a taxi from a nearby phone booth. Her body has not been found.

June 9, 1996

* Childcare worker Jane Rimmer, 23, similarly vanishes in Claremont and is last seen outside the Continental Hotel

June 10, 1996

* WA Police set up Macro taskforce

August 3, 1996

* Ms Rimmer's body found by a mother and her children picking flowers in Wellard, south of Perth

March 15, 1997

* Lawyer Ciara Glennon, 27, last seen in Claremont after also visiting the Continental Hotel

April 3, 1997

* Ms Glennon's body found in bushland at Eglington, north of Perth

October 16, 2015

* A suburban newspaper claims police have established a forensic link between Ms Glennon's murderer and the man who raped the teenager in Karrakatta two years earlier but police refuse to comment for "operational reasons"

December 23, 2016

* Bradley Robert Edwards, 48, from Kewdale, charged with eight offences related to two of the murders and the two other attacks, but no chargeslaid over the disappearance of Ms Spiers. Edwards remanded in custody.

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