RECOVERY... Police had been searching for answers about Colleen Adams’ disappearance for 45 years before SA Police forensic crews started the careful process of retrieving her remains in September, 2018.
• He killed his wife • Buried her in their backyard • Lied about it for almost 45 years
But a jury has found Geoffrey Adams not guilty
GEOFFREY Adams, 72, has been acquitted of the 1973 murder of wife, Colleen.
Mr Adams, of Wallaroo, had admitting to killing Colleen in their Maitland home, but entered a plea of not guilty to the murder charge earlier this year.
Instead, he pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter as he insisted he had not intended to kill Colleen.
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