By Alan J Whiticker
In 1969, Derek Ernest Percy was once captured after the kidnapping and homicide of a 12-year-old tuition woman close to a lonely seashore on Melbourne's Mornington Peninsula. came upon no longer accountable of homicide at the grounds of madness, Percy was once detained on the 'governor's excitement' and is still at the present time as Victoria's longest serving prisoner deemed too risky to be published.
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Several of these crimes, especially the disappearance of the Beaumont children in 1966, had become defining, almost culturally iconic events in Australian criminal history—could Derek Percy have been responsible for some or all of them? 1 The crime for which he was caught—the abduction and sadistic murder of 12-year-old Yvonne Tuohy and the attempted abduction of 11-year-old Shane Spiller—gives a clear indication, however, of just what Derek Percy was capable. Derek Ernest Percy is a monster—‘our Hannibal Lecter’2 as one prison official later described him.
Minutes later Peter Redston returned by himself and told his mother that Allen was playing with his next-door neighbour. In fact, Allen had not even gone to the shop with his brother. Allen and Peter Redston had gone in separate directions when they left the house—Peter to the shop and Allen to play with another local boy named Phillip Keenan. The older boys walked into another street, separated and Allen ventured down to a local creek area to play. His family did not see him alive again. When Brian Redston arrived home he did not realise that his son was missing.
The murder of Simon Brook launched an intense police investigation which targeted known sexual perverts in the Glebe area and attempted to track down the source of the one piece of evidence they had—the razor blade. 10 The Disappearance of Linda Stilwell (1968) Seven-year-old Linda Stilwell disappeared from an amusement park named Little Luna Park near the esplanade at St Kilda Beach on 10 August 1968. She had gone there that afternoon with her elder siblings—Karen, 11, and Gary, 10—from their newly-occupied, South Melbourne apartment in Middle Park.