The Mutilator

Retired Detective Senior Sergeant C.B. (Barry) Fay
The following case-history, about one of Australia’s first serial killers who carried out his nefarious activities around the Sydney business district decades ago, was originally published by the APJ in 1982. Since then a number of requests were received for the APJ to reprint the article in full for new subscribers. However, due to its length and the fact that a constant stream of interesting (serious crime) articles were being sent to us, their requests were put on the ‘back-burner’. Following the killer’s death in prison on 12 May 2015 and on reading a number of misleading stories that surfaced shortly afterwards about his mental condition etc., the APJ reprinted the article in its September 2015 issue.

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