Episode 20 – Anita Cobby

This case, the murder of Anita Cobby, has been described as one of Australia’s worst crimes, what the perpetrators did to a beautiful young woman in the hours before they brutally murdered her is beyond belief.

Five young men abducted a young woman as she walked home from a train station, they brutally sexually assaulted and sadistically murdered her and then just dumped her body in a farm’s cow paddock where she was found two days after her murder.

This is the 1986 murder of Anita Cobby.



Anita Cobby                                                      Anita with husband John Cobby


The five perpetrators Garry Murphy, Mick Murdock, John Travers, Michael Murphy and Leslie Murphy



Garry Murphy showing police the murder site                          Mick Murdock showing police abduction Site


Les and Garry Murphy show police the area in which they burnt their clothes after the murder.