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Gay Sydney scott johnson murder

Police have charged a Lane Cove man with the murder of Scott Johnson in Sydney in 1988. Scott was only 27 years old when found dead near North Head over 30 years ago. On December 10, 1988, the body of the Sydney-based American was found at the base of a cliff at Blue Fish Point, …

Anthony Stott

A report in Brisbane’s Sunday Mail adds more bizarre details to the circumstances leading up to the death in February of Brisbane teacher Anthony Stott. However, the information, obtained from a police brief, provides no explanation for Anthony’s out of character behaviour before his death. Nor does it provide any rational reasons for the actions …

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Nicolas Cage is reportedly set to play Tiger King himself, Joe Exotic, in a scripted TV series based on the zookeeper’s wild life story. As soon as the bizarre Netflix true-crime documentary series exploded across the world in March, Hollywood started racing to turn the unbelievable story of Joe and arch-rival Carole Baskin into a …

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The partner of Constable Glen Humphris, one of the four Victoria Police officers killed in a truck crash, has paid tribute to his soulmate’s infectious smile and pride in his job. Humphris, Senior Constable Lynette Taylor, Senior Constable Kevin King and Constable Josh Prestney were tragically killed in the horrific crash on the Eastern Freeway …

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Two of the men in Indonesia accused of burning a transgender woman to death have been charged with aggravated assault for the horrific crime. The violence took place on April 4 after the men accused Mira of stealing a truck driver’s phone and wallet. Late last week, North Jakarta police announced they had apprehended three …

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Netflix has officially confirmed a follow-up “after show” episode to the truly wild documentary Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness. The bizarre true crime docoseries, following zookeeper and proud “gun-toting gay redneck” Joe Exotic, has become a global sensation. One of the series’ stars, Jeff Lowe, let slip last week Netflix was filming one more …

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Australian LGBTIQ advocates have written to Indonesian authorities to demand justice in the horrific death of a transgender woman in Jakarta. Last weekend, a mob of men doused the woman, Mira, in petrol and burned her alive. A day later, she died of her wounds in hospital. Australian Transgender Support Association Queensland (ATSAQ) and national …

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A 42-year-old transgender woman in Indonesia was burned alive by a mob of five people who accused her of theft, in a horrifying murder. The victim, named Mira, was accused of stealing a phone and wallet from a truck driver who had parked near her house in Cilincing, in North Jakarta, on April 4. The …

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Police are hunting a group of more than a dozen men who “cowardly” assaulted a transgender woman on Sydney’s northern beaches. The woman, aged in her late twenties, ended up unconscious after the mob of around 15 young men attacked her in the carpark near the Dee Why Surf Life Saving Club on March 20. …

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New South Wales homicide detectives investigating the 1988 suspected gay-hate killing of Scott Johnson have reportedly narrowed in on “a particular individual”. Scott Johnson’s body was found at the base of a cliff in Sydney on December 10, 1988. The Sydney-based American national was just 27 when he died. A coronial inquest initially concluded Johnson …

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