• Ivan Milat,  Newspapers,  Theories

    Ivan Milat’s Pattern of Murder

    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. While they lasted, he was passive, or at least his murderous impulses were subdued or in control. The killings began when the first relationship broke up and they ended when the second relationship began. In between, from December 1989 to April 1992, Milat was a cunning, cruel and perhaps maniacal killer, the most dangerous man…

  • Ivan Milat,  Letters,  Theories,  Unsolved

    Unconfirmed Victims : 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 wondered whether all the “bizarre coincidence of young persons going missing” could be laid at Milat’s feet. “It may well be there is another serial killer out there, and the perpetrator here may not be Ivan Milat. Unfortunately, his name comes up in every missing person’s case I deal with.”  he said yesterday, while offering his condolences to the Jamieson…

  • Ivan Milat,  Photos,  Richard Milat,  Theories,  Wally Milat

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

    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 4, 1993 in the Belanglo State Forest, in New South Wales, Australia. The Backpacker Murders were one of the inspirations for the movie Wolf Creek, starring Australian actor, John Jarratt. The seven known victims were : Deborah Everist and James Gibson (last seen on December 30, 1989) – Simone Schmidl (last seen on January 20, 1991) – Gabor Neugebauer and Anja Habschied (last seen on December 26, 1991) – Joanne Walters and Caroline Clarke (last seen on April 18,…