Honing in on vulnerable women was the only “magic” a West Australian man accused of raping six women possessed when he pretended to perform traditional Aboriginal healing rituals on his alleged victims, a court heard today.
- Joseph Williams has pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of sexual penetration without consent and two counts of indecent assault
- The prosecution says Williams falsely promoted himself as an Indigenous elder and healer to deceive women into sex
- The defence says the jury should not believe Williams’s alleged victims all fell for lies he is accused of concocting
Joseph Luke Williams appeared at Albany District Court for the ninth day of his trial on 12 charges of sexual penetration without consent and two charges of…