Tag Archives: Andrew Hodson

FORMER DETECTIVE CHALLENGES POLICE TO RE-INVESTIGATE GANGLAND MURDERS

Monday August 26 2013 – A Calabrian-mafia boss is among several people former detective Paul Dale has identified as suspects in the execution of Terence and Christine Hodson. Mr Dale has challenged Victoria Police to re-investigate the unsolved murders, despite … Continue reading

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POLICE INFORMER’S SON TELLS COURT DETECTIVE THREATENED TO SHOOT AND KILL HIS FATHER

Friday July 25 2014 – A coronial inquest has been told that a former Victoria Police Drug Squad officer had told a now murdered police informer, that should he ever betray him, he would shoot him. Andrew Hodson told the … Continue reading

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HODSON INQUEST HOPE, CORONER TO HEAR CHILDREN – Saturday August 17 2013

– The family of murdered police informer Terence Hodson and wife Christine have been given hope of an inquest on the unsolved execution-style slayings. The State Coroner, Judge Ian Gray, has written to the Hodsons’ daughters, Mandy and Nicola, telling … Continue reading

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MEET BERNIE THE ATTORNEY – Saturday June 1 2013

– Bernie “the Attorney” Balmer jokes about running away from the gunshots the day a hitman killed Raymond Patrick Bennett in the old City Court in 1979, when young Balmer was a clerk of courts. “I could have won the … Continue reading

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DALE DENIES TRYING TO GET KILL CONTRACT – Thursday March 7 2013

– Former Drug Squad detective Paul Dale denied ever trying to get a contract to kill someone, a court has heard. Mr Dale told the Australian Crime Commission he was a policeman, not a killer. The videotape of the interview … Continue reading

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HODSON CHILDREN TO SUE – Thursday May 17 2012

– The three orphaned children of slain couple Terence and Christine Hodson will consider suing police over their deaths. Their lawyer, Alex Lewenberg, confirmed he was taking instructions from the Hodsons’ children, Andrew, Mandy and Nicola, about a potential civil … Continue reading

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HUNT FOR THE TRUTH – Wednesday May 9 2012

– Gangland figures and former police will face a public grilling over the execution murders of police witness Terence Hodson and his wife, Christine. Victoria Police has asked Coroner Jennifer Coate to run an inquest into the 2004 killings of … Continue reading

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WILLIAM’S MURDER IS STILL AN OPEN CASE, SAY DETECTIVES – Monday September 26 2011

– Detectives plan to use Carl William’s words from beyond the grave to try to solve two infamous gangland killings. Detectives investigating the murders of Terence and Christine Hodson believe changes to the law may allow them to use statements … Continue reading

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