From Australia’s ‘most hated woman’ to a state pardon: how Kathleen Folbigg walked free

She was labelled a baby killer but advocates say she has suffered one of the country’s gravest injustices

It was four short questions during a nine-hour police interview in 1999 that made Kathleen Folbigg fully comprehend what was happening.

“Kathy, did you kill Caleb?” asks the officer sitting next to Folbigg in a small room at a police station near the banks of Australia’s Hunter River.

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