74-year-old widow Dottie Davis disappeared from the beautiful seaside suburb of Maroubra, in Sydney in 1995. She was never seen again and the case soon went cold. Two years later, mother of three Kerry Whelan was kidnapped in Parramatta and a one million dollar ransom was demanded for her safe return. It would take police nearly a decade to find the perpetrator of these seemingly unrelated cases and bring the bastard to justice.
TCNT: Stephanie tells us about the Netflix documentary Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz.
Aussie As: A Brisbane man gets his jollies by jumping out from behind trees and bushes naked and masturbating at women walking past.
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Sources: Lady Killer: How conman Bruce Burrell kidnapped and killed rich women for their money, Candace Sutton and Ellen Connolly, Allen & Unwin, March 1st, 2009
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Aussie As Sources: Serial public masturbator ‘craved the rush’, AAP, The Queensland Times, September 18, 2019