Covert recordings reveal intimate details of Shaune's murder

A COURT has heard covert police recordings made inside the Eastern Heights house where police believed Shaune Lewis Gibson was murdered.

The series of unguarded conversations recorded on various dates in September 2012 revealed those responsible laughing, joking and discussing ways of throwing police off their investigations.

Valerie Jeanette Chambers, 45, pleaded not guilty this week in the Brisbane Supreme Court to Mr Gibson's murder on August 9, 2012 at her home in Cooinda St, Eastern Heights.

The court had previously heard she is one of three people charged over the murder.

Mr Gibson's body was found in a shallow grave off Balaam Hill Rd at Churchable the following month.

Warrick David Lindenberg, 29, pleaded guilty to Mr Gibson's murder earlier this month and is due to be sentenced following the outcome of this trial.

A 16-year-old girl who cannot be identified because of her age has also been charged with the murder.

During the recordings people could be heard talking about how long it takes for a body to decompose; to which a female could be heard saying "he is probably mummified now ... how cool".

The recording also captured people discussing ways of throwing police off their investigation and how they had reached out through social media feigning concern when Mr Gibson was reported missing.

"I find it funny ... the big sissy is missing," a female voice said.

"I cannot believe it has been a month already."

The trial before Justice David Boddice continues.

- APN NEWSDESK


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