The Wettenhall Family murders rocked the small community of Barrabool in Victoria. The revelations that came to light in the aftermath however, reflected the sad state of affairs for so many living in regional Australia.
A popular, gentle suburban single mother, whom friends and family said didn’t have an enemy in the world, was the victim of several bizarre incidents of vandalism before she was brutally murdered in her own home.
When Marie Greening Zidan’s handbag was stolen by two boys, she called the police. She couldn’t get to the station to report it, it was a Saturday, and the 73-year-old was caring for her disabled adult son.