It was September of 2005 when a man came running up the dam beside the Princes Highway in Victoria, Australia. He was soaking wet and had the look of fear frozen on his face. The man managed to flag down a passing vehicle. He exclaimed that he had crashed his car into the dam and it had sunk to the bottom of the dark and icy waters. He then added that his three children were still inside the car…
North Epping is a quiet, family-oriented and leafy suburb located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It’s the kind of area that’s perfect for blossoming families who want to be a bit further away from city life. In 2009, however, residents awoke to the grim news that an extremely brutal crime had taken place overnight in their tight-knit community, a crime so heinous that the responding officers would need counselling in the aftermath.
In 2012, a 19-year-old junior at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill was found brutally murdered in her own apartment after she returned from a local dance club. The murder would send shockwaves throughout the area and fear of an opportunistic killer quivered in the air. Over time, however, it soon became apparent that this may have not been a random attack and instead, a targeted one. This theory was further compounded when it was uncovered that the victim may have captured her murder on voicemail.
It was the 10th of July, 2001, when police in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, received a very panicked phone call from 20-year-old Sef Gonzales. He exclaimed that he had been returning home from a night out with a friend when he uncovered a particularly gruesome scene. As he entered the home, he saw the words: “Fuck off Asians KKK” painted on a wall. This was only an indication of the horrors that would be found inside.