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  1. The Speaker

    Which domestic team is the greatest?

    Sometimes as I'm sifting through my mind's catalogue of cricket facts, it occurs to me that some domestic cricket teams have an astonishingly good history. Cricket is not an egalitarian sport in a collective sense (though I would argue it is in an individual sense, in that it's open for all...
  2. Run n Spread

    Current General Crime Chat: disturbing killers, other crimes and miscellaneous stuff

    A man has been sentenced to prison for "spitting." Meanwhile we have police too squeamish to shoot dead a terrorist or call in a Counter Terroism Unit at the least until 18 hours after the fact (circa 2014 Lyndt siege) and a Cardinal (one of the most powerful men in the world) in one of the most...
  3. shellyg

    Current Is WA Australia's New Murder Capital - SA wants to know

    Blame South Australia's reputation as serial killer central on three really horrendous cases. The 'Truro murders' was the name given to a series of murders uncovered in the 1970s. The remains of seven girls were found; five in Truro in regional SA, one at Wingfield and one at Port Gawler. The...
  4. Freight Train

    Portfolio WAFL 2019 - Welcome to the West

    WAFL 2019 What if the VFL never became the national competition? What if the Eagles and the Dockers never existed? What if thousands of local fans week in, week out packed out their local suburban footy ovals? The year is 2019. The WAFL is the hottest ticket in town, with twelve teams...
  5. Dan Baker

    Solved Michael Pruiti - Bartons Mill - October 23 2013 - Murder

    The 31-year-old man has been missing since October 23 and Major Crime Squad detectives announced earlier this week that they were now treating Mr Pruiti's disappearance as a suspected homicide. https://thewest.com.au/news/australia/body-believed-to-be-that-of-missing-man-ng-ya-264423 Police...
  6. Dan Baker

    Unsolved Sarah Mc Mahon - Western Aust - missing 2000

    Fingers have been pointed at someone who has been in prison for the murder of someone else. Sarah vanished on November 8, 2000, after leaving work in Claremont about 5pm to meet someone in the Bassendean area. Her car was later found abandoned at the old Swan District Hospital site but her...
  7. Dan Baker

    Solved Pamela Lawrence - Murder Western Australia - Inquest

    Given the 100 metre radius of Glyde st has seen so many murders and now an accused who potentially spent some time at a french restaurant within that radius this is getting worse. ABC journalist Sue Short gives evidence to Rochford inquest...
  8. Dan Baker

    Unsolved Kerryn Tate 1979 - Murder - Western Australia

    Kerryn Tate Personal Details Last seen: 28-Dec-79 Employment: Age: 22 Year of birth: 57 Height: Build: Eyes: Hair: Fair Complexion: Fair Gender: Female Distinguishing Feature: Circumstances: Kerryn Tate disappeared from the Perth metropolitan area on the 28th of December 1979. Her remains were...
  9. Dan Baker

    Unsolved Lisa Jane Brown - Murder - 1998 - Perth WA

    Lisa Brown has been missing since 12.30am on 10 November 1998 from the Palmerston Street, Perth City area. She was last seen wearing casual blue denim jeans, a black T-shirt and black high heeled boots. https://www.missingpersons.gov.au/who-missing/wa/brown-lisa
  10. Dan Baker

    Unsolved Deborah Anderson - Murder - Western Australia - 2000

    Born in Perth on the 20th of August 1975, Deborah moved to the United Kingdom in 1990 to be with her mother, returning nine years later in August 1999 to re-unite with her father and commence a cooking course at the Australian School of Tourism and Hotel Management. Scheduled to return to...
  11. Dan Baker

    Current Julie Cutler - Murder - 1988 - Cottesloe WA

    Julie Leanne CUTLER Age at time of disappearance: 22 years Build: Medium Height: 162 cm Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Julie was last seen leaving the Parmelia Hilton Hotel WA at 12.30am on 20 June 1988 after a staff function. Her car was found 2 days later in the sea off Cottesloe Beach...
  12. Dan Baker

    Unsolved Kerry Turner - Murder WA - 1991

    KERRY Turner was going to come home for dinner that Saturday night but changed her plans at the last minute go clubbing with her best mate Kylie. On that June 30 night in 1991, the teenagers ended up at Perth CBD nightspot Pinocchio’s (Magnet House on Murray St) but were separated once inside...
  13. Dan Baker

    Current Crime books - What are you reading?

    Im not much a reader. However, while I was searching the net, I came across this book. I have read a bit of this and will purchase it. This book is set in the backdrop of early Western Australia outlining the mill life of Western Australians, with a murder thrown in for good measure. I like...

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