Monthly Archives: May 2014

CLIENTS KEY TO MURDER – Saturday July 27 2013

– The boyfriend of murdered prostitute Tracy Connelly has paid tribute to his “beautiful angel”. Tony Melissovas has spoken for the first time since Ms Connelly, 40, was killed last weekend in Greeves Street, St Kilda, inside a van the … Continue reading

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GRIM HUNT FOR TRUTH – Saturday July 27 2013

– A mother who refuses to accept that her daughter killed herself has raised $50,000 to pay for an inquest. The death of Phoebe Handsjuk, 24, whose body was found in a compacting area at the foot of a garbage … Continue reading

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SAMARITAN MURDER SUSPECT TO RETURN – Saturday July 27 2013

– A Thai man accused of murdering Good Samaritan Luke Mitchell is to be extradited to face justice. Thatiya Terdputham is expected back in Melbourne towards the need of next month after dropping his appeal against extradition in a Thai … Continue reading

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AN INNOCENT WOMAN SLAIN. WHERES THE PUBLIC OUTCRY? – Saturday July 27 2013

Brilliant article, Wendy Squires. The lack of widespread community acknowledgment for victims such as Tracy/Kelly, is yet another repulsive example of class warfare. The anger I feel at such injustice and flippant response, is of a volcanic proportion. http://www.theage.com.au/national/an-innocent-woman-slain-wheres-the-public-outcry-20130726-2qpw7.html

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SECRET REPORT ON ASYLUM BOAT WITHHELD FROM POLICE – Saturday July 27 2013

– A crucial top-secret report into the Australian authorities’ response to the distress of the ill-fated asylum seeker boat known as the SIEV 358 was deliberately withheld from a West Australian police investigation into the sinking which killed 104 men. … Continue reading

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A MAN CALLED PERCY, BEAST WITHOUT MERCY – Saturday July 27 2013

– The constant visitor to the terminally ill patient now just hours from death gently asked: “Do you know who I am?” “Yes,” came the weak response. “You’re my buddy.” Although they had known each other for years and spent … Continue reading

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CAR A CLUE IN SLAYING – Friday July 26 2013

– A four-wheel-drive vehicle parked “oddly” in a road where a woman was killed could prove to be a vital clue, police say. Homicide Squad detectives are appealing to anyone who saw the dark-coloured car parked in Massey Avenue, Reservoir, … Continue reading

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COP WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE BY ACCIDENT – Friday July 26 2013

– Is there a statute of limitations on police corruption? Now that Detective Senior Sergeant Jeff Smith has finally quit “the job”, he’s decided to come clean about something that happened in 1985. Smith was in the Major Crime Squad, … Continue reading

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BIKIE CLUB BOMBING – Friday July 26 2013

– A homemade bomb has exploded outside a Bandidos clubhouse in Melbourne’s south-east. The device went off yesterday causing what police described as “minimal damage” to the building in Dunn Crescent, Dandenong. No one was injured by the blast, which … Continue reading

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GANGSTER HAD A SNOOZE AFTER MURDERING WOMAN, COURT TOLD – Thursday July 25 2013

– James “Whitey” Bulger, the Boston mobster, strangled his accomplice’s stepdaughter before going upstairs for his customary post-murder nap, a court has been told. Several members of the jury looked shaken as Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi, who is serving life … Continue reading

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