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Over 25 years in homicide, Ron Iddles, has arguably achieved more results than any other homicide cop in the country. 

March 23rd, 2014 Between five and six each weekday morning, Steven Bradley caught the bus to a Brisbane veterinary surgery to groom people’s pets and mop the floors. But on Wednesday, March 12, Victoria’s best-known homicide cop, Ron Iddles, knocked … Continue reading

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SERIAL KILLER PETER DUPAS GETS LIFE

August 27, 2007 – Detectives who worked on the homicide case of Mersina Halvagis have praised today’s sentencing of serial killer Peter Dupas as “a proper sentence”. Dupas was today sentenced to a life sentence with no minimum term for … Continue reading

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TRIPLE KILLER FACES QUIZ FOR MURDER NO.4 – Wednesday July 31 2013

– Detectives have been granted up to five hours, but no more, to quiz serial killer Peter Dupas over the 1997 stabbing death of grandmother Kathleen Downes. Detective Sergeant Michael Daly told Melbourne Magistrates Court Dupas was a prime suspect. … Continue reading

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KILLER FACES MURDER CHARGE – Tuesday July 30 2013

– Serial killer Peter Dupas could face another murder charge over the stabbing death of grandmother Kathleen Downes. Detectives will today appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court to apply to interview Dupas in Barwon Prison. For several years police have been … Continue reading

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JAILED LAWYER GETS HALVAGIS REWARD – Tuesday July 16 2013

– Former lawyer Andrew Fraser has received part of a $1 million reward for being a key witness in the conviction of Peter Norris Dupas for the murder of Mersina Halvagis. The Herald Sun has confirmed Fraser will receive a … Continue reading

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ONE PHONE CALL KEY TO SOLVING MURDER MYSTERY – Saturday December 22 2012

– It has taken two trials, two appeals, a million-dollar reward, several police investigations and 15 years to finally convict the man who killed Mersina Halvagis in the Fawkner Cemetery in 1997, but in the end it came down to … Continue reading

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BEHIND THE WALLS LIVES EVIL PAST REDEMPTION – Wednesday October 31 2012

– There is nothing more easier than writing thundering columns  bagging dead gangsters and live judges. That is because one can’t defend themselves and the other rarely bothers. And while their core values (and core temperatures) are markedly different, both … Continue reading

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ANTI-HERO AT HOME ON THE GRANGE

Friday October 5 2012 – Andrew Roderick Fraser is what people call a “larger than life” character. It’s one of those euphemisms that covers a lot of ground. The fallen lawyer is described as abrasive, charming, funny, rude, generous, manic, … Continue reading

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