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A crime not for the squeamish

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We have recently had a very high profile murder case in the papers: one crook killed another crook in prison.  Lots of front page coverage and analysis of the machinations of the underworld.

Today I came across a case that really shocked me.  A man filling his car with petrol suddenly takes the hose and sprays petrol INSIDE the car then sets his partner slight after stabbing her in the neck.  It gets worse.

‘Vile and horrendous’: petrol killer in court

Clearly this murderer had a few problems.  More than a few problems, one could suggest.  How on earth did this man function at all?

The Judge’s description of the murder as “such a bad murder, such a bad murder” is probably the understatement of the decade, reading the case.

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/vile-and-horrendous-petrol-killer-in-court-20110930-1l168.html#ixzz1ZRKIbAgr


Written by Robyn Dunphy

September 30, 2011 at 10:57 pm

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