Episode 30 – Frankston Serial Killer

This case is a little different in that it has a big twist to it. And all true crime enthusiasts love a good twist in a case, and today we give you one.

The media has named this case the Frankston Serial Killer as the crimes occurred in and around the suburb of Frankston in Melbourne Victoria. And now to the twist, during imprisonment Paul Denyer the perpetrator, began to identify as a transgender woman and began to be known as Paula Denyer. Although she was refused permission by prison authorities to wear makeup, receive sex reassignment surgery or legally change her name.

As Paul Denyer he was sentenced to life imprisonment with a non-parole period of 30 years for the murders of 3 women aged 17, 18 and 22 who were violently stabbed and slashed to death and another 41-year-old woman was violently assaulted and considered herself lucky to escape with her life.



Paul Denyer                                                                          Paul Denyer at time of arrest



Elizabeth Stevens                                                          Debra Ann Fream



Natalie Russell                                                             Crime Scene Fence


Paula Denyer in prison