Tag Archives: Murder

The Guy Who Chases Crooks: Inside The Victoria Police Purana Taskforce

March 11, 2016 It was 20 years ago when a young homicide detective learned a bitter lesson about gangsters, murders and the consequences of cutting corners. Which is you can never go off half-cocked at a cocky crook, particularly one … Continue reading

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Murdered Man Had Been Stabbed And Drugged And Suffered A Prolonged Death

October 5th, 2016 A man whose charred body was found in a suitcase in a Sydney reserve endured a lingering death, a jury has been told. Dr Rianie Van Vuuren said an autopsy could not determine the cause of Dane … Continue reading

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Two Women Charged For The Murder Of Aaron Pajich

THE parents of Aaron Pajich whose body was found under a “newly laid concrete” grave in Perth’s southern suburbs have paid tribute to their son describing him as a “loving boy” who had a gentle soul. The heartbreaking words from … Continue reading

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Shame on you, ESTA

This is reasonably old news, yet just stumbled upon the Coroner’s finding on the tragically sad murder of Penny Pratt due to some dumbass ESTA call-taker, and had a read. You can read the full report here. Good work, ESTA. Some years … Continue reading

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The Search for Elisabeth Membrey

Click here and here for information and updates on the hunt for Elisabeth Membrey’s remains.    

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One of America’s First Recorded Serial Killers

H. H. Holmes was a predator who viewed others as a means to his ends. His personality structure resembles that of a true psychopath: a remorseless and narcissistic person who controls others and lies repeatedly, all of this while being … Continue reading

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HERMAN WEBSTER MUDGETT

A.K.A.: “Dr. H. H. Holmes” Classification: Serial killer Characteristics: To collect insurance money – Torture Number of victims: 27 + Date of murders: 1886 – 1894 Date of arrest: November 17, 1894 Date of birth: May 16, 1861 Victims profile: … Continue reading

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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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ACCUSED KILLER ARRIVES – Friday July 5 2013

– A man accused of murdering a self-proclaimed vampire has arrived back in Melbourne to face court after spending years on the run. Mark Adrian Perry, 45, was captured at a factory in the Perth suburb of Morley on Tuesday. … 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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