Ivan Milat’s Younger Years

"These people like Milat are consummate actors," forensic psychiatrist Rod Milton, who advised Task Force Air during their 20-month hunt for the killer, said. They "present themselves as loving and kind and nice. It’s very interesting to think that some of these serial killers’ families, when they find out, sever all connections. Others closes ranks." … Continue reading Ivan Milat’s Younger Years

Corrective Services officer about Ivan Milat’s years at Goulburn Supermax

Ivan Milat on the day of the verdict, July 27, 1997. ‘Frank’’, a career Corrective Services officer now in retirement who knew Ivan Milat during his years at Goulburn Supermax has no illusions about the backpacker killer. “I’d describe him as nondescript,” Frank tells me about the jail’s most infamous prisoner. “He was nothing startling, … Continue reading Corrective Services officer about Ivan Milat’s years at Goulburn Supermax

Unconfirmed Victims : Gillian Jamieson and Deborah Balken

Gillian Jamieson and Deborah Balken. Gillian Janine Jamieson and Deborah Susan Balken, both 19, were last seen on July 12, 1980, at the Toll Gate Hotel, North Parramatta, and then heard of by a phone call from Wollongong. They planned to hitchhike from Thirroul station, near Wollongong, to Sydney. The deputy state coroner Carl Milovanovich … Continue reading Unconfirmed Victims : Gillian Jamieson and Deborah Balken

Ivan Milat and the Backpacker Murders : Was He Acting Alone?

Ivan Milat in 1983 holding a WWI machine gun at his older brother Alex’s Buxton home. Pictured on the right is his then-wife Karen. Ivan Milat, also known as The Backpacker Killer, was a serial killer convicted for the 7 murders of backpackers. All of the bodies were found between September 19, 1991 and November … Continue reading Ivan Milat and the Backpacker Murders : Was He Acting Alone?