Next Episode of Australian Crime Stories is
The stories behind what made and shaped the most notorious figures in Australian criminal history.
In 1969, 20-year-old Miss Tasmania aspirant, Lucille Butterworth disappears from a bus stop in Tasmania. Seven years later, Geoffrey Charles Hunt confesses to the crime, but despite damning evidence police did not lay charges.
We uncover the true story of how an audacious thief broke into Kerry Packer's office and cracked his personal safe, getting away clean with $5.4 million in gold bars. This is a story about loyalty, betrayal and revenge.
We uncover the true story of a leader and hero, John Friedrich who was also a criminal mastermind that seduced governments and defrauded banks. For 25 years this story was swept under the rug but today we look at the case once more.
This is the true story of the international drug plot that brought down one of Australia's top law enforcers, Mark Standen. We reveal how far his corruption spread and whether there are more like him still operating in our police forces
The life story of one of the central figures in the notorious Painters and Dockers wars that claimed more than 15 victims in 1960s and 70s Melbourne.
When Melbourne prostitute Shane Chartres-Abbott was accused of raping and mutilating a client, few doubted his guilt. The victim said Chartres-Abbott boasted that he was a 200-year-old vampire.
A serial predator dubbed 'Mr. Cruel' had an incredible impact on Australia in the late 1980s - '90s. Police believe he may be responsible for around a dozen attacks on children across Melbourne, and could still be alive.
Brian Murphy was regarded as Australia's toughest cop, finding himself in the middle of several gang wars throughout a 30-year career in the Victoria Police. Bad guys who crossed "The Skull" had a habit of dying violently.
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