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By Alan J Whiticker

ISBN-10: 174110632X

ISBN-13: 9781741106329

In 1969, Derek Ernest Percy was once captured after the kidnapping and homicide of a 12-year-old tuition lady close to a lonely seashore on Melbourne's Mornington Peninsula. chanced on now not in charge of homicide at the grounds of madness, Percy used to be detained on the 'governor's excitement' and continues to be at the present time as Victoria's longest serving prisoner deemed too harmful to be published.

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One Mt Beauty local later told police that while Mrs Percy allowed her middle son a modicum of freedom, her eldest son was kept on a much tighter rein. 8 But Percy was also an intense loner with some unsettling personal habits. He had a nervous tick that didn’t endear him to the seniors—a disturbing habit of hawking and spitting phlegm—and he showed signs of a sadistic streak even back then. Bill Hutton recalls Percy flicking students with a long key chain that he kept on a leather strap on his belt.

Although the respective police agencies of each state and territory had access to the original case files the one, undeniable element continuously working against detectives was the passage of time. If any one of the five ‘cold cases’ was solved, it would be a record in Australian law enforcement history. Detective Wayne Newman located the original documents relating to Percy’s arrest for the murder of Yvonne Tuohy 35 years before. Contained in these files were the original handwritten ‘articles’ confiscated from Percy on the night he was captured, the original statements concerning the murder as well as a number of Shell touring maps that were found in the glovebox of Percy’s car.

The emergence of DNA technology in the last twenty years has revolutionised ‘cold case’ investigations but unlike the world of film and television, science is not necessarily the ‘golden key’ that unlocks every unsolved case. There is no DNA material available from the Beaumont and Stilwell investigations, for example, because there are no identifiable crime scenes and the victims’ remains were never found. The problematic status of crime scene exhibits from the other three cases is explored in chapters of this book devoted to those crimes.

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