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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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POLICE STILL HUNTING KILLER OF KYLIE MAYBURY

November 5 2014 – It is now 30 years since a perverted paedophile abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Kylie Maybury. The low-life sicko who did it has so far not been caught. You would have to think that after three … Continue reading

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STUPIDITY CAN BE A REAL KILLER – June 14 2013

– Why do people kill each other? The answer is, almost always for stupid reasons. Tom Rippon, who died last week – of natural causes, we hasten to add – took that view and he knew a bit about homicide. … Continue reading

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DEAD RIGHT, IN THE NAME OF THE LAW – Saturday June 8 2013

– For a man who has seen more dead people than Count Dracula, Professor Stephen Cordner seems to have remained a remarkably balanced fellow. His modest Southbank office provides few clues to the nature of his daily business. There are … 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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RYAN ACCOMPLICE HELD OVER DRUGS LAB – Thursday March 21 2013

– The man who escaped from Pentridge Prison with Ronald Ryan – the last man hanged in Australia – has been arrested over a sophisticated, clandestine drug lab discovered in a small Wimmera town. Peter John Walker, 71, was arrested … 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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CHEF DEATH LEAD – Sunday December 23 2012

– A new suspect has emerged in a cold case probe into the mystery murder of Australia’s first celebrity chef. Police are understood to have made significant progress in a rejuvenated probe into the 1976 disappearance and suspected killing of … Continue reading

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HE KILLED BEFORE – Tuesday November 20 2012

– The man wanted over the killing of Sarah Cafferkey is a convicted murderer who once escaped from Pentridge Prison. Steven James Hunter, who lives in Point Cook, is a person of interest at the centre of a nationwide hunt … 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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