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I'm wondering if what you quote on pg 60 is summarising all the boys murders as reading each case there seemed to be a different skill level used in cutting each, some where a saw did seem to be used.

However looking at the clearest quotes and description of the surgeon Dr Robert Britten-Jones who gave evidence at Neil Muir's trail, it would be impossible for a saw to be used in that case, with the level of skill is dissecting the fingers from the hands and the ball of the femur from the socket of the pelvis.

It's interesting that a butchers bonding skills were quoted for when the muscular tissue was removed. The trial didn't start until around March of 1980, so was this a quote in August 30th 1979 from the paper? Aside from all the depravities Neil Muir when alive and dead suffered, why would they be boning the muscle from the bones anyway?

All standard Dr's graduate with basic surgical knowledge but speicalising in surgery is many more years training. What was being described by Dr Britten-Jones was somebody surgical trained, whether formally or not. Peter Millhouse claims that the skillful surgery was well above his skill and that's believable.

It's a shame the trial transcript of Peter Leslie Millhouse for Neil Muir murder doesn't seem to be added to the SA Supreme Court records for 1980, not sure why?
It's specific to Muir. It's in the chapter on Millhouse and immediately before he's writing about the injuries specific to Muir.

There's an array of explanations;

1. The author (Bob O'Brien who was one of the lead investigators on the case) unwittingly summarised injuries of all the boys rather than justones pertaining to Muir.
2. The abattoir worker felt he had to protect his industry and colleagues so was downplayed the skill level
3. Dr Robert Britten-Jones exaggerated the skill level because he might have been on "Team Cops" or "Team Justice" or may have had relationships with cops or prosecutors, or may have even been paid. This cash for comments is used often in criminal trials.
4. Millhouse has downplayed his surgical prowess, or more specifically has exaggerated the skill level required. Maybe what he did as part of his degree was enough?



This is what I think;

- If Dr Robert Britten-Jones is to be believed, then Millhouse is out (he's a 500/1 long shot to be involved anyway IMO)
- But what about Woodards? I think he is also a GP. I haven't seen any information that shows he's had a background in surgery.
- So does that mean there's another Doctor (a surgeon) involved?
- Woodards lived with Mr R (St Peters I think). Woodards and Brown were lovers. Woodards and Brown were also being investigated (just prior to the murders) for drug-raping young men. Police also, some years back, re-focused on the case and said they were investigating "The Business Man", "The Doctor" and the "Male Prostitute". These were the main players. It was easily deduced that these people were Mr R, Mr B and Woodards. Woodards is the doctor. If there was another doctor who was a surgeon involved, then this doctor (rather than Woodards) would be one of the main suspects.


So for the person who sliced and diced Muir to be a practising surgeon, it would mean there's another suspect SAPOL are completely unaware of. Or he is on their radar but for some reason they are prioritising the less involved Woodards.

I think this is all unlikely. To me this case is like a nearly complete jigsaw puzzle. Everything fits. Police know everything fit, just just don't know the finer details and don't have physical evidence (the smoking gun).

This is a very attractive crime story. It's got everything - taboo crimes involving multiple people, suppressed names and constant claims of a cover up. Because of 40 years of Chinese whispers of a cover up, I feel many people try to make this case a lot more complicated than it really is (I'm not referring to you here btw, just people in general). I think some people just want to engineer a "thriller" like it's a movie.

Based on what we know about who the main suspects are, this is what I think happened;

1. Dr Robert Britten-Jones exaggerated the skill level. There's plenty of reasons for this
2. The amount of skill level a standard GP would have has been downplayed

In a nutshell, the average Joe would not be able to make those cuts. But a GP who is not (or has not been) a practising surgeon would have enough knowledge to make those cuts.



ps - on the subject of removing the muscles - I too find this interesting. It seems unnecessary for purpose. It could have been the "doctor" getting in some practice or BVE being a sadistic campaigner.
 
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It's specific to Muir. It's in the chapter on Millhouse and immediately before he's writing about the injuries specific to Muir.

There's an array of explanations;

1. The author (Bob O'Brien who was one of the lead investigators on the case) unwittingly summarised injuries of all the boys rather than justones pertaining to Muir.
2. The abattoir worker felt he had to protect his industry and colleagues so was downplayed the skill level
3. Dr Robert Britten-Jones exaggerated the skill level because he might have been on "Team Cops" or "Team Justice" or may have had relationships with cops or prosecutors, or may have even been paid. This cash for comments is used often in criminal trials.
4. Millhouse has downplayed his surgical prowess, or more specifically has exaggerated the skill level required. Maybe what he did as part of his degree was enough?



This is what I think;

- If Dr Robert Britten-Jones is to be believed, then Millhouse is out (he's a 500/1 long shot to be involved anyway IMO)
- But what about Woodards? I think he is also a GP. I haven't seen any information that shows he's had a background in surgery.
- So does that mean there's another Doctor (a surgeon) involved?
- Woodards lived with Mr R (St Peters I think). Woodards and Brown were lovers. Woodards and Brown were also being investigated (just prior to the murders) for drug-raping young men. Police also, some years back, re-focused on the case and said they were investigating "The Business Man", "The Doctor" and the "Male Prostitute". These were the main players. It was easily deduced that these people were Mr R, Mr B and Woodards. Woodards is the doctor. If there was another doctor who was a surgeon involved, then this doctor (rather than Woodards) would be one of the main suspects.


So for the person who sliced and diced Muir to be a practising surgeon, it would mean there's another suspect SAPOL are completely unaware of. Or he is on their radar but for some reason they are prioritising the less involved Woodards.

I think this is all unlikely. To me this case is like a nearly complete jigsaw puzzle. Everything fits. Police know everything fit, just just don't know the finer details and don't have physical evidence (the smoking gun).

This is a very attractive crime story. It's got everything - taboo crimes involving multiple people, suppressed names and constant claims of a cover up. Because of 40 years of Chinese whispers of a cover up, I feel many people try to make this case a lot more complicated than it really is (I'm not referring to you here btw, just people in general). I think some people just want to engineer a "thriller" like it's a movie.

Based on what we know about who the main suspects are, this is what I think happened;

1. Dr Robert Britten-Jones exaggerated the skill level. There's plenty of reasons for this
2. The amount of skill level a standard GP would have has been downplayed

In a nutshell, the average Joe would not be able to make those cuts. But a GP who is not (or has not been) a practising surgeon would have enough knowledge to make those cuts.



ps - on the subject of removing the muscles - I too find this interesting. It seems unnecessary for purpose. It could have been the "doctor" getting in some practice or BVE being a sadistic campaigner.
Dr Robert Britten-Jones in the quotes printed in the papers at the time of him testifying only describes the way the fingers and hips were disarticulated. He's giving facts. He says this is very skillful and this is correct. He doesn't need to exaggerate he only needed to describe how the body was found.

There is very little if any room in the ball and socket hip capsule with the bones articulating smoothly against each other and for there to be no marks at all on the bones when the femur was removed is expert surgery. A surgeon doing a hip replacement would possibly mark the ball of the femur bone, knowing it wasn't going to be put back.

A saw would have been used to cut open the sternum to remove the heart and lungs. Ignoring the obvious reason of "Why would you do this as it's not in the abdominal cavity where the disarticulated and debraided limbs were sewn into?), this is also a complicated operation considering heart and lung removals were very rare around the world at that time. I presume the sternum was closed before disposal.

All of the surgery was supposed to take three hours. During normal medical training a single GP would have three hours a week surgical practice on cadavas for a year to get the same result.

This is not BVE, it's almost like someone or more that one person giving a master class to others who also might have participated.
 

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Dr Robert Britten-Jones in the quotes printed in the papers at the time of him testifying only describes the way the fingers and hips were disarticulated. He's giving facts. He says this is very skillful and this is correct. He doesn't need to exaggerate he only needed to describe how the body was found.

There is very little if any room in the ball and socket hip capsule with the bones articulating smoothly against each other and for there to be no marks at all on the bones when the femur was removed is expert surgery. A surgeon doing a hip replacement would possibly mark the ball of the femur bone, knowing it wasn't going to be put back.

A saw would have been used to cut open the sternum to remove the heart and lungs. Ignoring the obvious reason of "Why would you do this as it's not in the abdominal cavity where the disarticulated and debraided limbs were sewn into?), this is also a complicated operation considering heart and lung removals were very rare around the world at that time. I presume the sternum was closed before disposal.

All of the surgery was supposed to take three hours. During normal medical training a single GP would have three hours a week surgical practice on cadavas for a year to get the same result.

This is not BVE, it's almost like someone or more that one person giving a master class to others who also might have participated.
When I was a kid I saw my Dad and my Grandfather slaughter sheep on different occasions. There were no problems removing the internal organs. You're comparing removing organs that aren't intended to be reused to surgical operations where the organs have to be intact so they can be put into someone else's body.

These killers weren't performing triple heart bypass surgery. They were removing organs. Possibly to conceal the victims had been given drugs, possibly because the doctor involved want to have a play around at surgery or possibly because one of them is a sick campaigner.

If you do a quick google search there are plenty of examples of paid witnesses. There's even companies that will give you a quote for a witness testimony.


I'm not saying that Dr Britten-Jones is not necessarily correct. I'm saying for him to be accurate means there's probably another doctor heavily involved that we don't know about and that SAPOL are also probably unaware of. Couple that with SAPOL's take on the cutting at the time and a documented history of biased expert witness, I think that directs the probability towards the testimony being exaggerated.

If I found out Woodards trained as or worked as a surgeon, I'd change my mind. I'd be licking that testimony like it was a twin-pole.
 
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ps - on the subject of removing the muscles - I too find this interesting. It seems unnecessary for purpose. It could have been the "doctor" getting in some practice or BVE being a sadistic campaigner.
I understand the focus on surgical skill within the framing of a prosecution against Millhouse, which failed and the jury was back in a cracking, decisive 80 minutes.

Outside of that framing, not necessarily IMO. There's reasons for it I don't really want to dwell on because it's gross.

Millhouse went into a melt, maybe some grief and knowing the police are coming for him. He has secrets and everybody's going to find out what they are, he needs time to process in safety, maybe a thought 'Is someone trying to set me up?'

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Muir's dismemberment was over the top. Any doctor who wanted to be rid of an addict which Muir was, could have found a thousand other ways to do it and keep his hands clean.

To why Neil Muir was cut down to a very small package might it have something to do with the weight and carrying? The bag was likely less than 18 kg.
 

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Because he was found so soon after death, it would have been obvious that knives/saws were used. But I can’t help wondering whether there were no knife marks on the ball of the hip because this was removed by some other means - eg twisting it out of the socket. As someone pointed out earlier, there was no need for surgical niceties or preservation of body parts so no need to follow conventional practices. I am probably wrong though because there would have been evidence of a tearing or ripping as opposed to cutting surely?

As for why the fingers were in pieces, well that’s just unnecessary given that they weren’t removed to de-identify him, but left in situ. Someone got carried away? Also, what about Mr B’s evidence that BVE asked him to join in with Mr R because they were going to do some surgery on Barnes? Once poor Muir was in pieces small enough to parcel him up, was all the unnecessary chopping and disarticulation just for fun? And why would you tie his head back on after you’ve gone to all the trouble to cut it off? A scary mind involved for sure.
 

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Because he was found so soon after death, it would have been obvious that knives/saws were used. But I can’t help wondering whether there were no knife marks on the ball of the hip because this was removed by some other means - eg twisting it out of the socket. As someone pointed out earlier, there was no need for surgical niceties or preservation of body parts so no need to follow conventional practices. I am probably wrong though because there would have been evidence of a tearing or ripping as opposed to cutting surely?

As for why the fingers were in pieces, well that’s just unnecessary given that they weren’t removed to de-identify him, but left in situ. Someone got carried away? Also, what about Mr B’s evidence that BVE asked him to join in with Mr R because they were going to do some surgery on Barnes? Once poor Muir was in pieces small enough to parcel him up, was all the unnecessary chopping and disarticulation just for fun? And why would you tie his head back on after you’ve gone to all the trouble to cut it off? A scary mind involved for sure.
I wonder if Muir had some drug debts with some of his murderers?
 

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As for why the fingers were in pieces, well that’s just unnecessary given that they weren’t removed to de-identify him, but left in situ. Someone got carried away?
Psychotic imo, the kind of violent psychosis we might see more often now with ice users. There was also a lot of LSD around then, that might push someone with the bent for mutilation into more extremes.

I think the bag was meant to drop to the bottom of the water, whoever the git was that threw it over wasn't thinking. More like panic just to get rid of it and not be seen right on top of the bridge with it. It would have sunk too, with the viscera/internals removed no gasses to float it back up.
 

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And why would you tie his head back on after you’ve gone to all the trouble to cut it off?
Gross but the head needed to be stopped from rolling around? The clothesline kept it all together and could be used like a handle.

Sorry.
 

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I have a feeling there is more to play out here.

Turtur has gone public. TP's diaries name names. Mr B is hopefully still out there. Turtur claimed in Frozen Lies he saw Mr R come over when BVE had an drugged male.

I think SAPOL should have a crack at removing those suppression orders then hope they have one last crack of getting some truth. If I were them I'd be laying some charges so at the very least there will be public records of statements/denials/alibis etc. Even if they don't end up with a conviction, put the blowtorch on these people.
 

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The Transgenders

This is confusing, but I have potentially untangled most of it.

There are probably 6 transgenders;

  • Lewis Turtur
  • Pru Firman
  • Miss K
  • Sarah Novak
  • Noel Terrence Brooks
  • Brian Gant


The Alberton house was a 3 bedroom house. Sharing this were two females (post-op transsexuals) and one male (transvestite/drag queen). They were Firman, Miss K and Turtur.

Sarah Novak, who I think was also a post-op transgender, lived at 46 Shipsters Rd, Kensington Park

Brooks and Gant were transvestites/drag queens.

After BVE's trial the Alberton crew (Turtur, Firman, Miss K) relocated to Sydney. Turtur is still there today. Firman returned to Adelaide and lived with Novak on Shipsters Rd.

Gant relocated to Perth.

It is possible Miss K and Sarah Novak are the same person


Note: we know for sure Turtur and Firman lived at Alberton. I initially assumed Brooks was the third but Young Blood says there were two post opp girls that BVE referred to as "P" and "K" and a gay man. "P" is Firman, the gay man is Turtur. But "K" is unlikely to be Brooks (99% sure he's a dude) and unlikely to be Novak. I'm also sure Turtur and Gant are/were dudes whereas Firman was a post-op TG. In Frozen Lies, Turtur doesn't know Trevor Peters so couldn't have lived next door. That means Firman and Novak lived next door to Peters.

If anyone learns anything more, let me know.
 
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I wonder if Muir had some drug debts with some of his murderers?
This was the initial thinking of police. Yet some of the injuries inflicted are not even in a drug lords thinking process. I think its muddied the waters the different category of injuries and as I mentioned before the ''differences'' between other victims

I am not going to catalogue the injuries as they are in this thread already but it feels like 2 different people were involved.
 

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Maybe to verify about BVE regularly getting his hair dyed and confirming details and dates of that? They were trying to link the hairs found in Richard's clothing to BVE.
Pretty much. In Young Blood he said to police that BVE came in to get his hair dyed the day after Kelvin went missing. Must have been a pretty mild flu.
 

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This was the initial thinking of police. Yet some of the injuries inflicted are not even in a drug lords thinking process. I think its muddied the waters the different category of injuries and as I mentioned before the ''differences'' between other victims

I am not going to catalogue the injuries as they are in this thread already but it feels like 2 different people were involved.
I don't think Muir was killed because of drug debts but I think it's possible he may have been chosen (as opposed to someone else) because of this, or he sustained worse (and unnecessary) injuries because one of his murderers had a score to settle.
 

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Miss Russell

There was a "Miss Russell" who came up in a court transcript mentioned by me a week or so ago. She testified that BVE told her he had fist-xxxxed a young guy and inserted medical instruments into his anus.

She was a work colleague of BVE's at Pipeline Supplies of Australia. She was a bit of a fag-hag and frequented the Mars Bar and was friendly with BVE. One night she arrived at a nightspot and BVE was outside with a young straight male. BVE ran up to her, gave her a hug and whispered in her ear, "Pretend you're my wife. I told this guy I was waiting for my wife".

Later she asked BVE what happened to the young man and he said what he did to him and then let him sleep it off.
 

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Does anyone feeling like having a crack at filling in the blanks from Trevor Peter's diary?



Here's some info to help you decide;

Excerpts from Young Blood

Page 132 - police interviewed BVE over a drug-rape of a young man. This happened in between Langley and Kelvin. The young man had a torn anus. He was picked up by BVE and taken to the Alberton house to party. The man was there but he said the "girls" were. Police asked BVE who the girls were who lived at the house and had not yet returned home. His answer was, "P" and "K". The victim admitted he had sex with "P" but BVE was in the room at the time! BVE denied this. Firman was charged for this but got off.

Page 137 (at bottom) confirms 2 occupants were post-op and the other not.

Unsure which page - O'Brien describes the house at Alberton and it is a three bedroom house that is in the same style as BVE's house.

Page 111 - When O'Brien was talking to BVE he mentioned he knew Muir and was with him a week prior. He was drinking with Muir at The Duke. Neil wanted him to go to the Lord Melbourne but BVE couldn't because he had to pick up "Miss S" from The Buck. This is probably Sarah Novak.

Excerpts from Frozen Lies

Ep 2 10:50 - Turtur says he hung out with Brian, Noel and Pru. No mention of Novak.

Ep 2 22:30 - they're talking about who would be in the car with BVE when picking up. Turtur says usually "one of the girls, Pru or XXXX". "XXXX" is beeped out.



Excerpt from the article Lost diary gives South Australia police new lead into Alan Barnes murder by The Family

https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/lost-diary-gives-south-australia-police-new-lead-into-alan-barnes-murder-by-the-family/news-story/eaf66c4823f20f55981177c02d2bb657


Note: My (limited) understanding of TG is that a "transvestite" is a cross-dresser or drag queen whereas a "transsexual" is either a post-op transgender or a pre-op who intends to have the operation. In this article, "transvestite" seems to refer to a post-op transgender.



Copy this bit and repost in filling in the XXX's. Make sure you put your guesses in bold

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The house is one door from another occupied by a close associate of von Einem's.

That person (xxxx), a transvestite, assisted von Einem by luring male hitchhikers into his car in return for drugs. Her former housemate, another transvestite named Pru Firman, who also assisted von Einem, died in 2010.


"Pru Firman (who died in 2010) was sharing a rented house in Alberton in the late '70s or early '80s with another transvestite or sex change named xxx xxxx and xxxxxxx. (The latter is another suspect and close friend of von Einem's, who cannot be named for legal reasons. He is also the brother of a former Olympic athlete.)

"Pru said that Bevan von Einem frequently took drugged young men there to have sex with them. She said that xxxx (the suspect) would always have a back room ready for him and Bevan ready to abuse sexually the boys that Bevan brought there.

"She said that xxxx (the suspect) would always have the bed made and candles ready. She said that xxx (another suspect who is an eastern suburbs businessman) was there to meet Bevan 'frequently'. When I questioned frequently, she said 'yes, all the time'.''

"He was there lots and lots of times. He took the drugged boys after Bevan and xxx (the suspect) had finished with them. Sometimes xxx (the suspect) went with him.''

Peters wrote that following von Einem's arrest over the Kelvin murder the suspect and two of the transvestites moved to Sydney to live.

"All 3 of them had been actively involved with Bevan by dressing in drag and luring the young hitchhikers into Bevan's car in exchange for mandrax and sepapax, Pru said,'' Peters states.

Peters also wrote that Firman's housemate and fellow transvestite (xxxxx), who lives in Shipsters Rd at Kensington Park, was also sexually involved "with Bevan and drugged hitchhikers''.

"She (he) went as a female decoy in order to get mandrax from Bevan,'' he states.

"Xxxxx knows a lot more than she says. I know that for a fact."
 
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Here's my guesses;

Edit: I just paused Frozen Lies Foxtel Episode 5 and some names are not covered. I can all but confirm 3 names.

Black text = confirmed

Red text = not yet confirmed


The house is one door from another occupied by a close associate of von Einem's.

That person (Sarah Novak), a transvestite, assisted von Einem by luring male hitchhikers into his car in return for drugs. Her former housemate, another transvestite named Pru Firman, who also assisted von Einem, died in 2010.



"Pru Firman (who died in 2010) was sharing a rented house in Alberton in the late '70s or early '80s with another transvestite or sex change named Miss K and Lewis Turtur. (The latter is another suspect and close friend of von Einem's, who cannot be named for legal reasons. He is also the brother of a former Olympic athlete.)

"Pru said that Bevan von Einem frequently took drugged young men there to have sex with them. She said that Lewis Turtur (the suspect) would always have a back room ready for him and Bevan ready to abuse sexually the boys that Bevan brought there.

"She said that Lewis Turtur (the suspect) would always have the bed made and candles ready. She said that Mr R (another suspect who is an eastern suburbs businessman) was there to meet Bevan 'frequently'. When I questioned frequently, she said 'yes, all the time'.''

"He was there lots and lots of times. He took the drugged boys after Bevan and Lewis Turtur (the suspect) had finished with them. Sometimes Lewis Turtur (the suspect) went with him.'' ** This paragraph is not covered in Frozen Lies. This missing name on both occasions is Turtur.

Peters wrote that following von Einem's arrest over the Kelvin murder the suspect Lewis Turtur and two of the transvestites (Pru Firman and Miss K) moved to Sydney to live.

"All 3 of them had been actively involved with Bevan by dressing in drag and luring the young hitchhikers into Bevan's car in exchange for mandrax and sepapax, Pru said,'' Peters states.

Peters also wrote that Firman's housemate and fellow transvestite (Sarah Novak), who lives in Shipsters Rd at Kensington Park, was also sexually involved "with Bevan and drugged hitchhikers''.

"She (he) went as a female decoy in order to get mandrax from Bevan,'' he states.

" Sarah Novak knows a lot more than she says. I know that for a fact."
 
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Note: TP's diaries are notes from conversations with Firman and possibly Novak. It's sort of 3rd hand so would have some false parts (even though the general gist matches and fits with other testimonies and known facts)

TP's diaries suggest that Turtur was heavily involved with the rapes and that Mr R would take the boys. Did Mr R take the boys home, have some "fun" and then the boys had to make their way home from there?

It's like Rideshare for rapists.
 

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Page 132 - police interviewed BVE over a drug-rape of a young man. This happened in between Langley and Kelvin. The young man had a torn anus. He was picked up by BVE and taken to the Alberton house to party. The man was there but he said the "girls" were. Police asked BVE who the girls were who lived at the house and had not yet returned home. His answer was, "P" and "K". The victim admitted he had sex with "P" but BVE was in the room at the time! BVE denied this. Firman was charged for this but got off.
I've read this book but loaned it out, it never came back and wasn't a chaser at the time was glad enough to be rid of it off my shelves.

Do we know the timing of when Firman was charged for that rape and why she got off? Was it part of some sort of deal arrangement in the prosecution against BVE?

I think this might be helpful in determining where Firman in the retelling of the stories to Peters, she may have replaced herself with Turtur. Was Firman the only one to face charges of raping a minor? And is this mentioned in Peters diaries?
 

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I've read this book but loaned it out, it never came back and wasn't a chaser at the time was glad enough to be rid of it off my shelves.

Do we know the timing of when Firman was charged for that rape and why she got off? Was it part of some sort of deal arrangement in the prosecution against BVE?

I think this might be helpful in determining where Firman in the retelling of the stories to Peters, she may have replaced herself with Turtur. Was Firman the only one to face charges of raping a minor? And is this mentioned in Peters diaries?
The boy's name was George, he was 16. This happened around midnight on Saturday 13 Sep, 1982 - 6 months after Langley went missing, 9 months before Kelvin was abducted.

George reported it to police at the time but it wasn't the Major Crimes who were investigating the Family Murders. Once they learnt of this incident they followed it up. This lead them to the TG house in Alberton. O'Brien then charged Firman with rape - part because it appeared a crime had been committed, part to put pressure on Firman to give up information.

There was a newspaper article at the time titled, "Woman rapes boy". Not sure of date but would have been within a month or two of Kelvin being found. The charges were dismissed because it appeared George willingly had sex with her (he just didn't know she used to have a wang).


I've had a little search for "Woman rapes boy" but there's some better searchers out there than me.
 

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I took some screen shots from the Debi Marshall show. The white page was on screen for only a second and is blurry. It might be readable if someone has the time and patience to work on it.

Trevor Peters:
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They often worked separately or in pairs to act as lovers to coax young male hitchhikers into Bevan's car. In the late 1970s they rented an old cottage off xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx where the drugged young men were taken for sex (I think that xxxx said xxxxxxxxxxxx rented the cottage, and lived there together. xxxx and maybe xxxxx rented a flat at Marden where boys were taken for sex when they acted as lures for Bevan. xxxx said that they all had sex with drugged out young men, since they all had penises then - even those that dressed as women only (xxxxxxx xxxxxxx) xxxxxxxxx would do anything for Mandrax. She had a huge Mandrax addiction and Serapax habit and was constantly drugged every day. She, along with xxxx and xxx also used heroin regularly. xxxx said they often were so drugged that they did not clearly remember what happened. Bevan always ushered others out of the room whilst he had his turn with the hitchhikers and became very angry if anyone attempted to get "in on the act".

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- The cottage appears to be the share house at Alberton
- TP talks of a flat in Marden (Marden is between BVE's house in Paradise and the CBD)
- Some of these people "had penises back then". That's sort of obvious but the timing - could Noel Brooks had an opp and changed his name to Sarah Novak?
 
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Suppression Orders

Marshall is never clear on which names she had revoked from suppression orders. Here's all the bits and pieces I have extracted;

Podcast Frozen Lies Episode 1 (Suppressions Lifted) at 35:00

  • Only Turtur and Firman named
Podcast Frozen Lies Episode 2 (Turtur Speaks) at 2:30
  • 30 names under suppression
  • Marshall submitted a short list of 12 names
  • 5 out of the 12 were lifted
  • 4 dead, 1 alive
  • 1 is a key witness, 3 are transgender, don't know about the others
  • Turtur and Firman confirmed in Episode 1
  • Gant is confirmed as having suppression orders revoked in Episode 2 (at 10:30).
Foxtel Frozen Lies Episode 5 at 38:00
  • Firman and Turtur confirmed as having suppression orders revoked
  • Then she says "there are other names that aren't suppressed that we can reveal" and then exposes Brown and Storen. She's no explicit in saying "these are no longer suppressed".
Foxtel Frozen Lies Episode 4
  • Alan's Barnes' sister says she was given three names but they are suppressed - A magistrate, the business man and a transgender. So we can extrapolate that Magistrate Richard Dutton Brown was under a suppression order and as Marshall named it, it must have been lifted.
Other info
  • Somewhere on the internet a clue given for a witness is, "man who faced child-sex charges overseas". This matches Donald John Storen.
Most likely names lifted by suppression order
  • Firman, Turtur and Gant have been explicitly confirmed by Marshall
  • We can extrapolate that both Brown and Storen were under suppression and Marshall named them (although she didn't explicitly say they had been removed)
  • 4 dead (Firman, Gant, Brown, Storen), 1 alive (Turtur)
  • 1 is a key witness (Turtur), 3 are transgender (Firman, Gant, Turtur)
  • Weakness in theory; Is Storen dead? Is Turtur a key witness?
Alternative theory
  • Firman, Turtur and Gant are locks
  • 4 dead (Firman, Gant, Brown, Mr B), 1 alive (Turtur)
  • 1 is a key witness (Mr B), 3 are transgender (Firman, Gant, Turtur)
  • Weakness in theory; Is Mr B dead? Would they release Mr B's name when they may require him to testify?
 

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