SA RAPE CASE - TIMELINE OF EVENTS
Late 2001: Bradley Murdoch and James Hepi have a falling out over the drug running business, drugs and money go missing.
April: Bradley Murdoch alerts the W.A police that James Hepi is transporting dugs across the border.
16th May: James Hepi is arrested outside the Roebuck Roadhouse near Broome W.A, 4Kgs of marijuana was found hidden in a gas cylinder
James Hepi volunteers information about Brads possible involvement with the Falconio disappearance.
31st May: Detective-Sergeant David Chalker, receives a call from Broome detective Peter Jenal, he provides the information James Hepi has regarding Brads possible involvement with the disappearance of Peter Falconio. The information was not acted upon at that stage.
29th July: James Hepi appears in Boome district court and plea's guilty to the importation (state to state) and possession of 4 Kg of Cannabis. He receives an 18 month sentence that is suspended for 12 months.
21 August: A 12 year girl is raped and her mother sexually molested and abducted from their bush property near Swan Reach S.A. The woman and her daughter claim the rapist was Bradley Murdoch.
23rd August. Fred Everitt is released from Royal Adelaide hospital, he was there been treated for lung cancer and had fluid around his heart.
(Fred Everitt is the defacto partner of the woman who was abducted along with her daughter)
28th August: Bradley Murdoch was arrested outside of Woolworths, Port Augusta, S.A for the alleged rape and abduction of a 13 year girl and the sexual molestation and abduction of the girls mother.
21st October: Bradley Murdoch is on trial at Adelaide District court for the alleged rape and abduction.
10th November: Bradley Murdoch is found not guilty of rape and abduction, due to a lack of evidence and is acquitted