Kylie Maybury: DNA evidence

The case Kylie Maybury is finally making progress: DNA confirmed that the semen found in this six-year-old little girl belongs to Gregory Keith Davies. Kylie Maria Antonia Maybury (October 24, 1978 – Nov 6, 1984) died of asphyxiation/suffocation (depriving of oxygen by obstructing the airways for example by choking or by pushing a pillow over someone’s […]

The blood on my hands by Shannon O’Leary

“I used pseudonyms in the book in order to protect my family. He was never charged despite the police knowing about his activity. The police investigations were case files and are not available to the public. People outside Australia would not be aware that many of the missing person files in NSW in the 1960s […]

Gun Alley by Kevin Morgan

Gun Alley by Kevin Morgan is about the murder of Alma Tirtschke (12) a.k.a. the “schoolgirl murder.” It is a cold case, a wrongful conviction, the rape-murder of a child, sloppy police work, jailhouse information, and a rush to judgment that led to the botched execution on April 24, 1922 of an innocent man. Collin Campbell […]

Possible link to Beaumont Children

This arrest may or may not lead to a better understanding of the missing Beaumont Children‘s case. Several newspapers note the arrest of a 71-year-old man. From 7News: “The 71-year-old was arrested yesterday and charged with a range of crimes against several victims dating back to 1962. Among the charges, three counts of buggery, two of […]

Kylie Maria Antonia Maybury

Kylie Maria Antonia Maybury (October 24, 1978 – Nov 6, 1984) died of asphyxiation/suffocation (depriving of oxygen by obstructing the airways for example by choking or by pushing a pillow over someone’s nose and mouth, etc.) while she was raped by an adult male. The impact of being vaginally raped at age six left her […]

Gone for 50 years: the Beaumont Children

Gone for 50 years: the Beaumont Children Jane Nartare (9), Arnna Kathleen (7), and Grant Ellis (4) disappeared from Glenelg Beach, near Adelaide, South Australia, on January 26, 1966. This is one of Australia’s best known cold cases. On January 26, 1966, around 10am, the three children took the bus from their home to the beach. […]

Case of the Month: Fiona Burns and John Lee

Case of the Month: Fiona Burns and John Lee is written by guest blogger and Australian journalist/author Emily Webb. ** They were young and rebellious and living a life of what they thought was freedom. John Lee (14) and Fiona Burns (15) were hitchhiking across the South Australian-Victorian border when they met a violent end […]