Case 122

Leeann Lapham

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Case 122

Leeann Lapham

Casefile would like to thank The Queensland Police Homicide Investigation Unit, The White Ribbon Foundation, and the family of Leeann Lapham for their assistance and support in creating this episode and highlighting the issues raised. The names of several witnesses have been changed.

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STATISTICS

You can download the document here.

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Our episodes deal with serious and often distressing incidents. If you feel at anytime you need support, please contact your local crisis centre. Some suggestions for confidential support for men, women and children:

 

AUSTRALIA:

Lifeline Crisis Support: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue: Depression and anxiety support: 1300 22 46 36

Rape & Domestic Violence Services: 1800 737 732

Men's Line: 1300 78 99 78

Headspace: Youth Mental Health Foundation: see headspace.org.au for your local centre

 

USA:

Distress &  Lifeline: 1800 273 8255

Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741 741

Domestic Violence Helpline: 1800 799 7233

Victim Connect: support for victims of crime: 855 484 2846

 

UK:

Mind: mental health support: 0300 123 3393

SANE: mental health support: 0300 304 7000

Samaritans support network: 116 123

National Stalking Helpline: 0808 802 0300

 

CANADA:

For a list of Canadian crisis centres: https://thelifelinecanada.ca/help/call/

 

NEW ZEALAND:

Lifeline: 0800 543354

Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (Text 4202)

CREDITS

 

NARRATION:

Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host

 

EPISODE:

Episode researched by Anonymous Host and Elsha McGill with assistance from the Queensland Police Homicide Investigation Unit 

Episode written by Elsha McGill

Creative Director: Milly Raso

 

MUSIC:

‘Flatline intro’ and ‘Come play with me’ intro and outro www.dl-sounds.com

All other music and audio clean up performed by Mike Migas and Andrew Joslyn

 

OTHER:

Logo design by Paulina Szymanska

 

 

RESOURCES

 

OFFICIAL COURT DOCUMENTS & POLICE STATEMENTS:

Supplied by the Queensland Homicide Uni

 

NEWS ARTICLES:

Human remains found in search for body – The Cairns Post 

Leeann Lapham’s killer jailed for manslaughter after punching her to death and hiding her body – ABC News

Man jailed for beating partner to death during argument over bacon – News.com.au

Man accused of murder choked and threatened former partners, court told – The Brisbane Times

No body, no parole’ laws passed, Queensland MP brought to tears – ABC News

How police cracked the cold case of Leeann Lapham’s disappearance – The Townsville Bulletin

Driver who worked alongside Innisfail police to face court on charges in relation to $500,000 drug bust – The Cairns Post

Fresh appeal launched for missing north Queensland mum Leeann Lapham – The Courier Mail 

Australian police deal with domestic violence every two minutes – ABC News

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES:

 

OTHER:

 

 

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Casefile would like to thank The Queensland Police Homicide Investigation Unit, The White Ribbon Foundation, and the family of Leeann Lapham for their assistance and support in creating this episode and highlighting the issues raised. The names of several witnesses have been changed.

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STATISTICS

You can download the document here.

______

Our episodes deal with serious and often distressing incidents. If you feel at anytime you need support, please contact your local crisis centre. Some suggestions for confidential support for men, women and children:

 

AUSTRALIA:

Lifeline Crisis Support: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue: Depression and anxiety support: 1300 22 46 36

Rape & Domestic Violence Services: 1800 737 732

Men's Line:  1300 78 99 78

Headspace: Youth Mental Health Foundation: see headspace.org.au for your local centre

 

USA:

Distress &  Lifeline: 1800 273 8255

Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741 741

Domestic Violence Helpline: 1800 799 7233

Victim Connect: support for victims of crime: 855 484 2846

 

UK:

Mind: mental health support: 0300 123 3393

SANE: mental health support: 0300 304 7000

Samaritans support network: 116 123

National Stalking Helpline: 0808 802 0300

 

CANADA:

For a list of Canadian crisis centres: https://thelifelinecanada.ca/help/call

 

NEW ZEALAND:

Lifeline: 0800 543354

Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (Text 4202)

CREDITS

 

NARRATION:

Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host

 

EPISODE:

Episode researched by Anonymous Host and Elsha McGill with assistance from the Queensland Police Homicide Investigation Unit 

Episode written by Elsha McGill

Creative Director: Milly Raso

 

MUSIC:

‘Flatline intro’ and ‘Come play with me’ intro and outro www.dl-sounds.com

All other music and audio clean up performed by Mike Migas and Andrew Joslyn

 

OTHER:

Logo design by Paulina Szymanska

 

 

RESOURCES

 

OFFICIAL COURT DOCUMENTS & POLICE STATEMENTS:

Supplied by the Queensland Homicide Uni

 

NEWS ARTICLES:

Human remains found in search for body – The Cairns Post 

Leeann Lapham’s killer jailed for manslaughter after punching her to death and hiding her body – ABC News

Man jailed for beating partner to death during argument over bacon – News.com.au

Man accused of murder choked and threatened former partners, court told – The Brisbane Times

No body, no parole’ laws passed, Queensland MP brought to tears – ABC News

How police cracked the cold case of Leeann Lapham’s disappearance – The Townsville Bulletin

Driver who worked alongside Innisfail police to face court on charges in relation to $500,000 drug bust – The Cairns Post

Fresh appeal launched for missing north Queensland mum Leeann Lapham – The Courier Mail 

Australian police deal with domestic violence every two minutes – ABC News

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES:

 

OTHER:

 

 

THIS EPISODE’S SPONSORS

 

Noom – Lose weight for good. Start your trial today

MVMT – Get 15% off your order with FREE shipping and FREE returns

ShipStation – Try ShipStation FREE for 60 days with promo code ‘casefile’

SimpliSafe – Protect your home and your family today. Free shipping, free returns and 60 days risk-free trial 

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