The defence case in the trial of Joseph Luke Williams, the West Australian man alleged to have raped several women between 2010 and 2014, has concluded on the case’s eighth day.
- Joseph Williams has pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of sexual penetration without consent and two counts of indecent assault
- His children and current partner took to the witness box on the final day of the defence’s evidence
- The prosecution accused one witness of fabricating a story to help Mr Williams’s case
Mr Williams, from WA’s Great Southern region, is accused of 12 counts of sexual penetration without consent and two counts of indecent assault, while claiming to be performing traditional Aboriginal Australian healing rituals or ceremonies.