A man in Canberra, Australia, showed up in the emergency room in early August 2013, with “bleeding urethral meatus” and a 4-inch fork shoved up inside it.
A drug smuggler is caught and extradited to New Zealand after attempting to smuggle LSD inside a Harry Potter book.
Police in Port Hedland, Western Australia, are reportedly searching for a pig that broke into a camping couple’s cooler during the night and drank 18 of their beers. He may be irritable, hungover and probably has a pounding headache.
On August 17, 1980, Lindy and Michael Chamberlain took their infant daughter, Azaria Chantel Loren Chamberlain, only 10 weeks old, camping at Ayers Rock. During the night the child disappeared; her body was never found. The Chamberlains believed that a wild dingo had taken their baby, but police would not accept their story, and had them arrested. It would take more than three decades for the truth to completely emerge.
A man on the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia in the small town Stansbury, population 543, reported his car stolen after he left it on July 18, 2013, parked outside a shop, with doors unlocked, keys in the ignition and the engine running.
On June 29, 2010, Jayant Patel, implicated in as many as 17 patient deaths, was found guilty in four and sentenced to a mere 7 years in prison.
Sean Lee King, 27, of Sydney, Australia, was convicted on drug and firearms offenses in April 2011, but immediately granted parole for time served while he awaited trial on separate assault charges. During that time he brutally beat his girlfriend Jazmin-Jean Ajbschitz, 18, to death in her apartment.
IN 1993, 6-year-old John Ashfield was beaten to death. His mother, Gunn-Britt Ashfield instructed her other children, who witnessed the horrific abuse, to tell anyone who asked that John was attacked by a gang of teenage boys.
An amateur ghost chaser in Tasmania, Australia, decided to set up a video camera in his kitchen to catch evidence of ghosts on film. Thanks to his live-in girlfriend and baby momma, 28, whose name is being withheld, he will never know if his house is haunted.
In the 1990s, the bodies of seven young backpackers were discovered in Belanglo State Forest, a 9,400-acre wood in New South Wales, Australia. The bodies, each riddled with stab wounds, had been posed face-down with loose hut-like structures of sticks constructed over them. The killings, which became known as the Backpacker Murders, were discovered to be the work of Ivan Milat, an Australian man with a prior history of abduction and rape.