EXCLUSIVE: NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman refuses to say whether he will review the sentence as well as the court’s bizarre decision making in the recent child sex abuse case involving former NRL star Brett Finch. The weak sentence comes on the back of a similar sweetheart deal the courts struck for Brad Burden – a child rapist friend and media adviser to allegedly corrupt former NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian – just a few months ago. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: It was the crime that should have shocked a nation. Instead, the tragic and brutal 1974 murder of Elaine Beverley King in a Sydney city hotel room was largely ignored by the local media and police force alike – a fact Elaine’s surviving family attributes to society’s stigma against sex workers. Now almost 50 years on from the crime, her family are still fighting for the justice and closure they’ve been long denied. Joanna Psaros reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Dubbed Australia’s real-life answer to Walter White from Breaking Bad, gym teacher turned drugs kingpin – Kevin Michael Geraghty – made one final appeal for freedom last week at a hearing in the NSW Supreme Court. Former student and True Crime News Weekly publisher, Serkan Ozturk, was in the courtroom for all the action.
Upon his recent death, rock and roll musician Jerry Lee Lewis was widely lauded by many as a pioneer and icon even when those same obituaries sneered at his paedophiliac marriage to a teen girl. Yet, marrying his 13-year-old cousin wasn’t even his greatest sin. He was also a murderer of women. Gary Johnston with this account of the man known as ‘The Killer’ who likely killed one, if not two, of his seven wives.
EXCLUSIVE: It is the case that continues to baffle Australia. Two sisters, seemingly uninjured, found dead in separate bedrooms of their Western Sydney apartment weeks after their estimated time of death. Now, four months into an investigation characterised by secrecy and silence we’re left with more questions than answers. But are NSW Police really as clueless as they appear? And is there more to this supposed “suicide” than meets the eye? Joanna Psaros reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Former prime minister Scott Morrison is now proudly listing all the “secret” Cabinet positions he gave himself on his official bio on the Federal Parliament website. The move comes as an inquiry into his questionable and possibly corrupt conduct is due to report back later this month. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: He’s claimed to be more caring and in touch with his feelings but Peter Dutton has refused to comment on Queensland Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll’s evidence of widespread sexual harassment and abuse of female officers throughout the 1990s, at the very same time the Liberal Party leader was a serving police officer. Joanna Psaros reports.