Getting Away With Murder

Getting Away With Murder

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Sydney's shame: Up to 80 men murdered, 30 cases remain unsolved. From 1977 to the end of 1986 Ducan McNab was a member of the NSW Police Force. Most of his service was in criminal investigation, working on major frauds, crimes against children, homicide, armed robbery and finally corruption within the organisation. The one issue that still troubles him more than any other has been the unsolved death or disappearance of so many young gay men. He believes now is the time to address that issue. In the decade from 1985 to 1995 around fifty gay men were murdered in 'hate crimes' in Sydney. At least thirty of those cases are unsolved. Even more troubling were incidents in which gay men disappeared and have never been found, or those whose deaths were dismissed by the NSW Police as either misadventure or suicide u they add a further thirty to the toll. Some of these men died because they were thrown over beachside cliffs near the nation's top tourist spots. The line between a vicious assault and murder is a slender one and during this time there were also numerous brutal attacks on gay men, featuring gangs of young thugs like the 'Parkside Killers' and 'Bondi Boys', who took
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  • Electronic book text | 320 pages
  • North Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • 0143780778
  • 9780143780779

About Duncan McNab

Duncan McNab is a former police detective, private investigator, investigative journalist and media adviser to government and the private sector. He is the author of eight books, including the phenomenally bestselling The Dodger - Inside the World of Roger Rogerson and Dead Man Running
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