Australian signature killer Peter Norris Dupas, who was convicted of brutally stabbing three women to death, is appealing one of his three consecutive life sentences, and is now arguing that airing a television series about that murder during his retrial would constitute a contempt of court.
On September 7, 2000, the Australian serial killer known as “The Rockhampton Rapist” began serving the rest of his life in prison. But the man who’d raped and killed at least four women and a little girl was no stranger to life on the inside — Fraser had spent almost 20 of the last 22 years in prison for rape.
This delusional Australian criminal, along with his teenage gang, set out to commit the "Kill Seven" Murders on August 24, 1973, killing seven people to bring McCafferty’s son back from the dead. By the time police caught up with them, they had already killed three.
On August 17, 1980, Lindy and Michael Chamberlain took their infant daughter, Azaria Chantel Loren Chamberlain, only 10 weeks old, camping at Ayers Rock. During the night the child disappeared; her body was never found. The Chamberlains believed that a wild dingo had taken their baby, but police would not accept their story, and had them arrested. It would take more than three decades for the truth to completely emerge.
Basil Thorne hit it big in the lottery, but paid for his lucky winnings with the life of his son, Graeme, who was found murdered on August 16, 1960, five weeks after being kidnapped and held for ransom.
The party was reportedly in full swing when a young Australian man decided to show his friends a really funny trick using some fireworks and his butt. Needless to say, it backfired.
Convicted Frankson Serial Killer, Paul Denyer is being investigated in as many as four prison rapes. Denyer, who is serving a 30-year minimum sentence in Australia’s Port Philips Prison for murdering three women in 1993: Elizabeth Stevens, 18, Debbie Fream, 22, and Natalie Russell, 17, Stated at the time his motive was hatred of women.
Edward “Ned” Kelly lived in the small Australian town of Broadwater in New South Wales. Kelly was something of a hermit — an artist who loved birds. So neighbors were shocked and alarmed when Kelly’s decapitated body was discovered inside his home — a hat covering the stump where his head had been.
On June 29, 2010, Jayant Patel, implicated in as many as 17 patient deaths, was found guilty in four and sentenced to a mere 7 years in prison.
Yesterday, Australian serial killer Ivan Milat’s great nephew, Matthew Milat, 18, was convicted of murdering one of his friends with an axe in Belanglo State Forest, the same place where his great uncle had killer his victims.