Tag Archives: Adelaide

NEW HOPE FOR AUSTRALIAN COLD CASE HOMICIDES

May 24 2014 Pia Navida’s killer was jailed this week 22 years after he killed her. Source: News Limited It took more than two decades, but this week the man who killed Pia Navida was finally brought to justice. Steve … 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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HOPES FOR DEATHBED CONFESSION – Wednesday July 17 2013

– A man accused of being Australia’s worst child killer is dying of lung cancer in hospital. Derek Ernest Percy, Victoria’s longest-serving prisoner, is in palliative care at the secure ward of St Vincent’s Hospital and has been told he … Continue reading

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‘CONVICTED JIHADIST’ WARNING DROPPED – Saturday June 15 2013

– Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has cautioned politicians against playing politics with national security after Interpol withdrew murder charges against the Egyptian asylum seeker in immigration detention and hounded by the Coalition as a ‘convicted Jihadist terrorist’. The dramatic twist in … Continue reading

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TERROR ACCUSED A ‘FAMILY MAN’ – Tuesday June 11 2013

– A former Adelaide man likely to face a prison sentence in the US for terrorism offences was a nice guy and a family man, his South Australian cousin says. Sabirhan Hasanoff, 37, is accused of helping an Egyptian terrorism … Continue reading

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MISSING FOR THREE DECADES…BUT STILL LOVED AND NEVER FORGOTTEN – Saturday May 25 2013

– Twenty-nine years after Stella Farrugia went missing, the pain is ever present for her sister, Christine Lilkendey. Ms Faruggia’s disappearance haunts her older sister, who, seeing no evidence to the contrary, believes her sister is alive. Ms Farrugia was … Continue reading

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MY DAD WAS A GOOD MAN – Sunday December 23 2012

– Andrei Koeppen was 17 and at boarding school in Adelaide when his father disappeared. Thirty-six year later, the one thing he knows for sure is that his dad is dead and there are a lot of unanswered questions. He … Continue reading

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CUSTOM DRUG DEAL – Friday December 21 2012

– Three weeks ago make up artist and public relations consultant Krystle Hill returned from the Philippines where she had been working for Sydney businessman Jim Byrnes. Yesterday, the 27-year-old was in the dock at Sydney’s Central Local Court, accused … Continue reading

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SEEKING MISSING SUSPECT – Sunday November 25 2012

– A nationwide search has been launched for a suspected Black Saturday conman who has been missing for three years. Philip John Thomas is wanted for questioning over swindles which ripped off more than $40,000 from the Salvation Army in … Continue reading

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RIDDLE OF THE SANDS – November 24 2012

– On November 30th, 1948, Mr John Baines Lyons, a jeweller, went for a walk with his wife along Adelaide’s Somerton Beach, as was their habit if the weather was warm. It was the last day of spring and hot, … Continue reading

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