Charlie Bezzina

The David Hookes Matter with Charlie Bezzina

Homicide Detective Charlie Bezzina received a phone call about a man who’d been punched outside a popular St Kilda pub during an altercation with a bouncer.

Frankston Serial Killer Investigation Reissue

Charlie Bezzina was lead investigator on the Frankston Serial Killer Case in which Carmel and Brian’s daughter Natalie was the final victim. In this episode Charlie talks us through the investigation.

The Crime Scene Isn’t Always What It Seems: A Charlie Bezzina Case

Charlie is back this week to tell us more about his time in the Victorian Police Homicide Squad, as well as to discuss how policing has changed over the last four decades, both during his time in the force and now as a retired detective.

The Murder of Stuart Fairlie: A Charlie Bezzina Case

The 1989 murder of RSPCA officer Stuart Fairlie highlighted the dangers posed for workers in the enforcement field who worked solo or “one-up” in rural areas of Australia.

Alphonse Gangitano and the Melbourne Mafia War: A Charlie Bezzina Case

The 1998 murder of Alphonse Gangitano ignited a bloody decade that would become known as the Melbourne Mafia War.

The Frankston Serial Killer: A Charlie Bezzina Case

Charlie Bezzina knew he was behind the eight-ball the minute he received the call about the body of a young woman being found in Frankston.