Possible link to Beaumont Children

This arrest may or may not lead to a better understanding of the missing Beaumont Children‘s case. Several newspapers note the arrest of a 71-year-old man. From 7News: “The 71-year-old was arrested yesterday and charged with a range of crimes against several victims dating back to 1962. Among the charges, three counts of buggery, two of […]

Kylie Maria Antonia Maybury

Kylie Maria Antonia Maybury (October 24, 1978 – Nov 6, 1984) died of asphyxiation/suffocation (depriving of oxygen by obstructing the airways for example by choking or by pushing a pillow over someone’s nose and mouth, etc.) while she was raped by an adult male. The impact of being vaginally raped at age six left her […]

Gone for 50 years: the Beaumont Children

Gone for 50 years: the Beaumont Children Jane Nartare (9), Arnna Kathleen (7), and Grant Ellis (4) disappeared from Glenelg Beach, near Adelaide, South Australia, on January 26, 1966. This is one of Australia’s best known cold cases. On January 26, 1966, around 10am, the three children took the bus from their home to the beach. […]

Case of the Month: Fiona Burns and John Lee

Fiona Burns and John Lee were friends. Their story is written by guest blogger and Australian journalist/author Emily Webb. Theirs is the Case of the Month. ** They were young and rebellious and living a life of what they thought was freedom. John Lee (14) and Fiona Burns (15) were hitchhiking across the South Australian-Victorian […]

Murder in Suburbia

Murder in Suburbia by Emily Webb is as the subtitle suggests really disturbing. We all feel safe in our neck of the woods. Webb shows us some cases from Australia’s dark heart. Be prepared to see your burb differently after you are done reading. Webb discusses 28 chilling cases. Two highlights here below: If only […]

Sum it Up! #51

Sum it Up! #51 is filled with news about Australian cases. From the Age: “the South Australian government is offering rewards of $1 million in each case of 18 children presumed to have been murdered, including the Beaumont siblings who disappeared in 1966. The 13 cases involve 18 children who disappeared or were found murdered between […]