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.
Denyer, who is currently serving three life sentences, was questioned by police about raping a man in prison in April. He last made headlines in 2004, shocking his victims’ families and the transgender community, by petitioning for a sex change, asking to become that which he hated so violently. A look at the case from the beginning.