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VAMPIRE INQUIRY ALIVE – Saturday July 6 2013

– The man accused of killing Shane Chartres-Abbott has faced court, 10 years after the self-proclaimed vampire gigolo was gunned down. Mark Adrian Perry, 45, appeared at the Melbourne Magistrates Court yesterday charged with the 28-year-old’s murder. And police say … Continue reading

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ASSASSINATION CLAIMED CAREERS, REPUTATIONS – Thursday July 4 2013

– The execution of “vampire” gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott set off a chain reaction that still reverberates a decade later. Careers were ruined, a global manhunt was triggered and police were named as suspects in a crime that shocked Melbourne. His … Continue reading

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VAMPIRE MURDER ARREST – Thursday July 4 2013

– A captured fugitive accused of ordering a “vampire” gigolo’s murder will be quizzed over whether the hit involved police corruption. Mark Adrian Perry, who had a $1 million price on his head, was arrested in Perth on Tuesday night … Continue reading

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ON TRAIL OF ASSASSINS – Friday June 21 2013

– Carl Williams and the hitman he hired to kill Jason Moran were prime suspects almost as soon as the shots were fired. Today marks the 10th anniversary of the murder of Moran and his mate, Pasquale Barbaro – a … Continue reading

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THE COPS, THE CROOKS AND THE KILLINGS – Friday June 14 2013

– Donald Mackay knew he was marked down as an enemy of the drug-growing families of the irrigated farmlands around Griffith, New South Wales, and the secret syndicate that ran them. He had been exposed as the covert informant of … Continue reading

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SEARCH MOVES TO LETTUCE FARM – Friday June 14 2013

– The 36-year mystery of how anti-drugs campaigner Donald Mackay met his death may lie beneath the soil of a lettuce farm near Hay, NSW. Police have descended on the farm, 150 kilometres from where the father of four was … Continue reading

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HOW MAFIA’S BLOODY HAND STRUCK DOWN ANTI-DRUGS CAMPAIGNER – Friday June 14 2013

– Griffith businessman Donald Mackay was murdered in 1977 because he had become a thorn in the side of the Calabrian mafia. He and wife Barbara had begun a public campaign against the booming marijuana trade in the NSW Riverina … Continue reading

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MAFIA VICTIM HUNT – Thursday June 13 2013

– Detectives are hopeful of a major breakthrough in the Calabrian mafia murder of anti-drugs campaigner Donald Mackay in 1977. Police armed with search warrants and earthmoving equipment yesterday began searching a property just west of Hay, New South Wales, … Continue reading

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MYSTERIES OF MAD RICHARD’S MURDER – Saturday May 11 2013

– When Thomas Jefferson said, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,” he was talking out of his three-pointed hat. What is actually self-evident is that men are not created equal. Compare and contrast … Continue reading

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NOW IT’S HIGGS IN THE CAN – Wednesday May 1 2013

– It was supposed to be a straightforward armed robbery when John William Samuel Higgs and his three mates bailed up a West Meadows chicken farmer called Vincent Dugan. The gang surprised the farmer outside his home around 9:50pm on … Continue reading

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