Monthly Archives: April 2015

MELBOURNE TAXI DRIVER FOUND SHOT DEAD IN HIS CAB

March 1 1916 – A mysterious and diabolical crime was perpetrated at Heidelberg yesterday morning. William Haines, a chauffeur, employed by the Globe Motor and Taxi Company Limited, Queen’s Bridge street, South Melbourne, was found huddled up dead on the … Continue reading

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MAN RULED OUT AS SUSPECT IN MURDER OF DONCASTER TEENAGER

MARCH 18, 2015 – A man questioned over the murder of Melbourne schoolgirl Masa Vukotic has been ruled out of any involvement in the stabbing. THE man was spotted by traffic police in the area of the Doncaster crime scene, … Continue reading

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MURDER-SUICIDE COUPLE MAY HAVE MET ONLINE

MARCH 06, 2015 – An online love match gone wrong is the main theory to explain a gruesome apparent murder-suicide of a young western suburbs couple. A jogger found the bodies of Dianne Chi, 22, and Paul Pham, 20, in … Continue reading

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THE HOME OF CRIME STOPPERS

– When horrible things happen, we often ask that they not be in vain. And that was just the case when Michael Carmen was shot to death by two thugs in an armed robbery in July of 1976. As a … Continue reading

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‘Carding’ raises race questions

April 25 2015 – You’re a cop on patrol at 3 a.m. and you see someone walking down an alley. Is it OK to stop that person and ask for ID? What if everything checks out? Should you still make … Continue reading

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WOMAN JAILED FOR 55 YEARS FOR THE MURDER AND DISMEMBERMENT OF HER HUSBAND

– April 23 2015i A New Jersey woman convicted of killing her husband and hiding his remains in storage containers wept in court Wednesday as a judge sentenced her to 55 years in prison after comparing the grisly murder to Al … Continue reading

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HUGE RISE IN FAMILY VIOLENCE SHOCKS POLICE

November 25 2013 – Twenty nine people were killed in family violence attacks in Victoria last year, shocking new police figures show. The figures have been released after Victoria Police provided an analysis showing the true horror of family violence … Continue reading

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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT MURDERED IN DONCASTER JUST METRES AWAY FROM HER HOME

MARCH 19, 2015 – Sean Christian Price of Albion allegedly went on a criminal spree after police claimed he murdered a Doncaster teenager Masa Vukotic on Tuesday night. In a five minute bail hearing tonight, Price was charged with the murder … Continue reading

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SCHOOLGIRL’S MURDERER CHARGED BY POLICE

Sean Christian Price has been charged with the murder of Masa at Doncaster on 17 March. The 17-year-old’s body was found near a footbridge in Koonung Creek Linear Reserve in Stanton Street in Doncaster at 6:50pm on Wednesday after neighbours … Continue reading

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DETECTIVE’S PERSPECTIVE CAN BE OF GREAT VALUE

I’ve been a detective for over 20 years, and there are times when I wish my career was more of a secret. When people find out you conduct investigations for a living, they assume you have extraordinary powers of observation … Continue reading

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