Ivan Milat and a fellow prisoner at the Long Bay Jail. Following his arrest on May 22, 1994, Ivan Milat was sent to the Metropolitan Remand Centre at Long Bay Jail while awaiting trial. Former prisoner Ian McDougall, who shared a cell with Milat for seven months, summed him up this way : "With Ivan … Continue reading Ivan Milat first months in Jail
Sun Herald - November 30, 1997/ Via The Milat Letters.
Ivan Milat's criminal history started long before his arrest for the murders of 7 backpackers. Ivan and his brothers were well known from the police since a young age and their mother, Margaret, was used to receive surprise visits from police officers looking for one or more brothers. Ivan's history with the law started in … Continue reading Ivan’s Criminal Timeline
Ivan and his former sister-in-law, Maureen Murray, January 9, 1991. On January 9, 1991, Ivan Milat showed up on his old flame and former sister-in-law's doorstep, Maureen Murray, after having lost contact for 10 years : He came in, and she made him coffee. She hadn't forgotten that he had it in a white mug, … Continue reading Ivan and Maureen Reunion
During an hearing on November 02, 1994, Ms Cate Holmes, Ivan Milat’s attorney (Ivan will eventually fire her on November 14 of the same year), asked Constable Grosse the relevance of some of the items taken from Milat’s house during the search, including the above driver’s licence. The licence is featuring Ivan Milat’s photo but is … Continue reading Ivan Milat’s Driver’s Licence
When asked by a policeman, “how do you feel about your boyfriend being the backpacker killer?”, Chalinder Hughes, who’s been dating Ivan Milat for 4 years, could not accept the police allegations about her boyfriend that were thrown around like stun grenades. “The description of the wanted person didn’t fit Ivan. He’s not into provoking people. … Continue reading Ivan Milat and Chalinder Hughes
Ivan Milat, right, with his brother Bill on the left at Wombeyan Caves in 1991. Ivan Milat died in a hospital bed at Sydney’s Long Bay Jail on October 26, 2019. Before his death he sent a final letter to his family asking them to let the NSW government pay for his funeral. His wish … Continue reading Ivan Milat’s Final Letter
Suspected serial killer, Ivan Milat, outside his home in Cinnabar Street, Eagle Vale, is taken into custody on 22 May 1994.