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By Gordon Kerr

Town of Perth in Western Australia used to be the type of position the place humans infrequently to fasten their doorways; they have been pleasant and continuously able to lend a aiding hand to neighbours. that every one replaced whilst Eric Edgar Cooke introduced his one-man crime wave, a spree of mindless killing that surprised Perth, altering the town and its population ceaselessly. learn the awful account of Cooke's killings in addition to the tales of many different Australian serial killers – doing it simply because that they had the urge and ... simply because they loved it an excessive amount of to stop.

Contents:
Eric Edgar Cooke, William the Mutilator Macdonald, Paul Charles Denyer, Ivan Milat, The Snowtown Murderers, John Wayne Glover, Peter Dupas, Catherine and David Birnie

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The family mounts a 24-hour vigil, monitoring the phone at all times, snatching to answer it as soon as it rings. An army of volunteers distributes her photograph on 35,000 posters around the city. 'Have you seen this girl? She is 18 years old. A secretary for an engineering consultancy. She disappeared from a roadside telephone box in Claremont. ' Up to 35 people a night, roaming the streets of Perth, endlessly asking questions. Post newspaper proprietor and journalist Bret Christian recalls that time.

For the first time, they explain why they cannot risk eliminating him from the inquiry and why, unless someone else confesses and is proven to be the killer, they never will. This book is not just about the tragedy of missing and murdered girls; it also explores the particular police culture in Western Australia and the stain that a proportionately large number of miscarriage of justice cases, over several decades, has left on the judicial and social landscape. What is going on in Western Australia that so many cases have been botched?

Sarah Spiers went missing in summer. Jane Rimmer in winter. Ciara Glennon in autumn. Coincidence, probably. Or was the killer, in his perverse way, working to nature's pattern? Whatever the truth, this laidback city – and particularly its affluent heart, Claremont – was, as one journalist described it, being 'king-hit by a menace it couldn't see'. With police refusing to release modus operandi, the public would have to be content with the findings of the final independent review, in 2004. But there is a catch.

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