This is an update on the Lisa Marie Young case in Case 26.
This is an update on the Claremont Serial Killer case in Case 30.
Case 40: John Newman was our last case this year.
The next episode will be out on the 7th of January 2017, but we didn't want just to leave, so we recorded a short end of year message for you.
Once again we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and for listening to the show. It's been an incredible year with unexpected twists and turns, and we cannot wait for the next one!
See you soon,
Cabramatta is a suburb of Sydney, Australia, located 30 kilometers, or 18 miles southwest of the Central Business District. Only around 30 percent of the 20 thousand residents of Cabramatta were born in Australia. It is one of the most ethnically diverse areas in Australia.
The largest percentage of residents are Vietnamese, followed by Chinese, Thais, Cambodians and many other nationalities.
In the late 80’s and 90’s, Cabramatta was a hotbed for crime. Heroin was rife throughout the suburb. Cabramatta Railway station was known as the ‘junkie express,' with users pouring in from all over, looking for their fix.
And where there is a huge drug problem, there is a crime. Violent gangs, home invasions, robberies, bashings, extortions, kidnappings, and murder…
Norfolk Island is a small island in the Pacific Ocean, situated between Australia and New Zealand. A place of spectacular scenery and peaceful beauty. The total area of the Island is 34 kilometers squared. Or 13 miles squared.
With a population of around 2000 people, Norfolk Island is a tight-knit community with a unique and complex web of friendships and relationships.
It was discovered by Captain James Cook in 1774, and it was first used as a jail for the worst convicts from the Australian colony. The Island is a self-governing territory of Australia with its own laws, including strict customs and immigration regulations.
Tourists from all over the world flock to Norfolk Island for its unique history and its reputation for being a paradise.
It was considered a safe and friendly place. Somebody was always willing to give you a helping hand, and doors and windows were left unlocked at night. Violent crime almost didn’t exist. There hadn’t been a murder on Norfolk Island since 1893…
Victoria Dieffenbacher researched and co-wrote this episode.