Episode 22 – Kim Barry – The Headless Body Case

This is the case of 19-year-old Kim Barry, who was brutally murdered, decapitated, mutilated and dumped in the bushland at Jamberoo Mountain Lookout, and this case is considered as one of Australia’s most sensational murder cases.

The perpetrator of this horrendous crime, Graham Potter, is considered Australia’s most wanted man.  For after serving only 15 years for the brutal murder, and released, Potter is now wanted for major drug charges and conspiracy to murder and has been at large since 2010.

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Episode 21 – ***BONUS EPISODE***- West Memphis 3

***BONUS***

This Bonus Episode is a case that occurred in America and has tweaked my interest for many years and so would like to share with our listeners.

On May 5th, 1993 three 8-year-old boys were murdered, hog tied and dumped in a body of water in West Memphis, in an area called Robin Hood Hills.

Three teenagers were convicted of their murders, but their convictions had, and continue to divide many of their guilt.

Christopher Byers, Stevie Branch and Michael Moore should never be forgotten, but did the legal system honor these three 8-year-old boys?  Was justice served?

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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.

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Episode 19 – The Sharpe Family Murders

In today’s case we will discuss the 2004 murders of Anna Sharpe and her 20-month-old daughter Gracie, who were killed by Anna’s husband John, by repeatedly firing a spear gun into their heads until they were dead.

He also dismembered his wife’s body, with a chain saw, and then disposed of her body and that of his daughter in land fill.  Anna Sharpe, at the time of her murder was 4 months pregnant.

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Episode 18 – Beaumont Children

This case of the Beaumont Children is often called the case that took the innocence of Australia and remains one of Australia’s most infamous cold cases.

Jane, 9, Arnna 7 and 4-year-old Grant waved goodbye to their mother on Australia Day 1966 as they journeyed to the local beach and never returned home again.

In this episode we discuss the day of their disappearance, the investigation and the suspects of the case.

For over 5 decades this mystery has cast a dark shadow over Australia.

 

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Episode 17 – Bega Schoolgirl Murders

In this episode we will tell of the case of the Bega Schoolgirl Murders.

On October 6th 1997, two young  schoolgirls were abducted near Bega in New South Wales, sexually assaulted many times until they were brutally murdered and dumped in rural Victoria.

The perpetrators were two men, who were at the time of these murders, on bail for a previous brutal sexual attack on a 19-year-old woman.

We will also delve into the intense investigation that bought these perpetrators to justice.

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Episode 16 – Rowe Family Murders

This episode is that of the murder of a family of 3 in a small country town in South Australia.

The Rowe Family, Andrew, Rose and their 16 year-old daughter Chantelle were each stabbed up to 50 times by a 20 year-old youth, Jason Downie, in their home in Kapunda in 2010.

Was this a case of passion, or obsession?

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Episode 15 – Bonus Episode – Christmas Massacre


This is our first of many Bonus Episodes that we will be presenting for your listening pleasure.

We can’t have Christmas without a Christmas story, and today’s episode is just that!

In this case we will tell the ‘festive’ story of The Ortega Family, who on Christmas eve 2008 in Los Angeles California, were having a family gathering of 25 people when they were interrupted by a knock at the door.  One of the party goers was a little 8-year-old girl who opens the front door to Father Christmas carrying a large gift.  But what was behind that gift was what nightmares are made of, in fact what was inside that large gift is also a nightmare waiting to happen.

On that night, 9 people died by the hand of a boogie man dressed as Santa.

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Episode 14 – Zahra Baker

In this episode we tell the very sad story of a little Australian girl, 10-year-old Zahra Baker, and how a callous woman who was supposed to protect her, murdered her, dismembered her body and scattered the body parts.

We will travel from Wagga Wagga in Australia where Zahra was born, to North Carolina in America, where she was murdered.

This story is full of lies and deceptions, but in the end, justice was server for little Zahra.  Or was it?

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Episode 13 – Carolyn Matthews – Murder for Hire

This case is a story of lust and greed and ends with a gruesome murder. It is a case of a contract killing that goes wrong. This was an evil plan that was hatched by an equally evil woman.
Although this murder is sad in that a good woman and mother of 3 is now dead, it is also a case in which the perpetrators and the planning of the murder seems to be a scene from the movie Dumb and Dumber.
This is the case of the murder of Carolyn Matthews, and the convictions of 3 perpetrators, one of which was her own husband Kevin Matthews.

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