Pentridge Confidential: Self-mutilator Garry David with Vaughn Ruddick – #86

Former prison guard Vaughn Ruddick is back with more insider stories of his time at Melbourne’s notorious Pentridge Prison. In the style that our listeners can’t get enough of (you told us so!) Vaughn talks about some of the characters he guarded at Pentridge including the tragic and terrifying self-mutilator Garry David, remembered fondly by Chopper Read.

Warning: please be advised this episode contains graphic content.

Show notes for Episode 86:

Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb

With thanks to Vaughn Ruddick

For more about Garry David:

DILEMMAS FOR THE LAW : The Case of Garry David by Bryan Keon-Cohen

Garry David on Wikipedia

An excerpt from Chopper Unchopped by Mark Brandon ‘Chopper’ Read

Community Protection Act

Psychopathy, Mental Illness and Preventive Detention: Issues Arising from the David Case

Interim Report upon the Inquiry into Mental Disturbance and Community Safety


Missed our first episode with Vaughn? Listen to Episode #75 Pentridge Confidential with Former Guard Vaughn Ruddick  

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