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Famous Australian Serial Killers

Australian serial killers list - a comprehensive list. All convicted Australian serial killers are listed here. All of these Australian people have been convicted of slaying multiple people. This list is alphabetical by first name; you can sort by any column. Who are some of the famous Australian serial killers? Take a look at this list and you'll learn about some of the grizzly slayings of these people.

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  • David Birnie

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    David, along with his wife, Catherine, sexually accosted five women and slayed four of them during the 1980s.

    • Age: Dec. at 54 (1951-2005)
  • Eric Edgar Cooke

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    Cooke terrified Western Australia from 1959 to 1963, when he would sneak into homes at night and slay the sleeping inhabitants.

    • Age: Dec. at 33 (1931-1964)
    • Birthplace: Perth, Australia
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    Dupas was convicted of three murders, but he is suspected of at least three more.

    Peter Norris Dupas (born 6 July 1953) is an Australian serial killer, currently serving three life sentences without parole for murder and primarily for being a serious habitual offender. He has a very significant criminal history involving serious sexual and violent offences, with his violent criminal history spanning more than three decades, and with every release from prison has been known to commit further crimes against women with increasing levels of violence. His criminal signature is to remove the breasts of his female victims.As of 2007, Dupas has been convicted of three murders and is a prime suspect in at least three other murders committed in the vicinity of the Melbourne area  ...more
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
  • Kathleen Folbigg

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    Folbigg was convicted of taking the lives of four small children.

    Kathleen Megan Folbigg (née Donovan) (born 14 June 1967) is an Australian serial child killer who was convicted of murdering her three infant children, Patrick Allen (at age eight months), Sarah Kathleen (at age ten months) and Laura Elizabeth (at age nineteen months). She was also convicted of the manslaughter of her fourth child, Caleb Gibson (at age nineteen days). The murders took place between 1989 and 1999, coming to an end only when her husband discovered her personal diary, which detailed the killings.Folbigg was originally sentenced to forty years' imprisonment, with a non-parole period of thirty years, but on appeal this was reduced to thirty years, with a non-parole period of  ...more
    • Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Australia