Woonona manslaughter trial: David Bagster allegedly assaulted Valmai Jane Birch, jury told

Natalie Croxon
By Natalie Croxon
Updated May 3 2022 - 10:33am, first published 7:15am
Valmai Jane Birch, who was known as Jane, died in March 2011. Her partner David Bagster is accused of her manslaughter.

A manslaughter trial jury has heard that Woonona woman Valmai Jane Birch was seen bruised "black and blue" the year before her death.

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Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon

Journalist

Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.

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