The Hoddle Street Massacre

It was a mild summer Sunday afternoon in Melbourne as I set off to explore the footsteps of Hoddle Street mass shooter Julian Knight. Stepping off the train into the quiet suburb of Clifton Hill I wondered how many of the locals still remembered the tragic massacre that happened over 33 years ago on Sunday, … Continue reading The Hoddle Street Massacre

The Shark Arm Mystery: The Murder of Jim Smith

Call it bizarre, gory or just plain intriguing the Shark Arm murder mystery case is definitely something to mull over. After finding out about this grisly tale, on a trip to Sydney I was interested to explore the sights of this infamous murder mystery. There’s something bizarrely intriguing about a fisherman catching a smaller shark … Continue reading The Shark Arm Mystery: The Murder of Jim Smith

Dennis the Heinous: The Crimes of Dennis Nilsen

In the late seventies and early eighties, a stalker named Dennis Nilsen prowled the streets and bars of London, in search of young, vulnerable men and boys. Lured back to his flat with the promise of food, alcohol and shelter, once his victims settled in comfortably, Dennis Nilsen would strike, strangling the young men before … Continue reading Dennis the Heinous: The Crimes of Dennis Nilsen