Court rules dingo took baby

Associated Press
Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton speaks to the media as her ex-husband, Michael Chamberlain, right, listens outside a coroner's court in Darwin, Australia, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Settling a notorious 1980 case that split the nation and led to a mistaken conviction, an Australian coroner ruled that a dingo took a baby from a campsite in the Outback, just as her mother said from the beginning. (AP Photo/AAP, Patrina Malone) AUSTRALIA OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVES

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A coroner in the northern city of Darwin concluded June 12 that a dingo, or wild dog, had taken Azaria Chamberlain from her parents' tent in 1980 near Ayers Rock, the red monolith in the Australian desert now known by its Aboriginal name Uluru.

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