In 1971, Ivan Milat was accused of the rape of Margaret Patterson but walked free following a 1-day trial. Following this event a pattern can be clearly identified. It might be coincidental, but there is a strong possibility that it is one key to his subsequent rampage. Milat entered into two stable relationships with women. … Continue reading Ivan Milat’s Pattern of Murder
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 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?