12-year-old Leanne Holland was brutally raped and murdered in Ipswich, QLD in 1991. Her sister’s boyfriend, Graham Stafford was convicted of the crime, but he maintains his innocence, and the investigation has been found wanting.
In their new book Gangland: This Unsporting Life, Susanna Lobez and James Morton have applied their meticulous reporting skills to the intersection of Australian sport and Australian crime, from bank robbing football players to drug-dealing football players and stand-over men.
When Julie was a teenager in 1970s Australia, she and her friends decided to try their hands at drug smuggling. It didn’t turn out well, despite the assistance of the Victorian Narcotics Squad.
Michael McGurk was murdered with a single gunshot to the head outside his family home in Cremorne in 2009. He confided in our guest, legendary journalist Kate McClymont about who he thought might kill him just 10 days before his death.