Tag Archives: Port Phillip Prison

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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QUIZ FOR KILLERS – Wednesday February 27 2013

– The sadistic killer of a young hairdresser will today be quizzed by police investigating whether he tried to pressure a witness in another murder case. David Patrick Clifford is serving 23 years for murdering Elsa Corp, 26, while he … Continue reading

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CALL FOR DEATH INQUIRY – Saturday December 29 2012

– Victoria’s chief psychiatrist should undertake an inquiry into the death of  a man at a high-security psychiatric hospital, the State Opposition says. The call comes after a 27-year-old man was found dead at the Thomas Embling Hospital in Fairfield … 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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ARSON SUSPECT ON RUN – Wednesday October 31 2012

– A prisoner freed after allegedly setting fire to a maximum security jail unit during a riot is being hunted by police. Dwayne Rowan Oakes was charged with arson after allegedly lighting the fire in his cell at Port Phillip … Continue reading

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