By Alan J Whiticker
In 1969, Derek Ernest Percy was once captured after the kidnapping and homicide of a 12-year-old college woman close to a lonely seashore on Melbourne's Mornington Peninsula. came upon no longer in charge of homicide at the grounds of madness, Percy used to be detained on the 'governor's excitement' and continues to be this present day as Victoria's longest serving prisoner deemed too harmful to be published.
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The witness said the little girl was struggling to keep up with the man but was laughing and appeared happy. Linda’s mother told the press that her daughter was ‘very trusting and would have believed any story that an adult told her’. The disappearance of Linda Stilwell from a seaside suburb echoed the disappearance of the three Beaumont children from Glenelg Beach in 1966. The description of the man—5 feet 11 inches, slim with curly hair, dark complexion—was too sketchy to be of any use. 11 The best hope for a conviction in one of these unsolved crimes is for detectives to build a profile of Derek Percy’s modus operandi in the one case he was known to have committed and to look for comparative points of coincidence and opportunity in these five other crimes.
Coroner John Abernathy concludes the inquest on 13 December and refers the matter to the Department of Public Prosecutions. Abernathy believes there is a ‘reasonable prospect ... that a jury would convict a known person in relation to the offence’. 2006 The Australian Federal Police invites Professor Peter Barclay to review the 40-year investigation into the murder of Allen Redston and make a number of operational recommendations code-named Operation Kobold. 2007 In June, the Director of the New South Wales Department of Public Prosecutions declines to lay charges against Derek Percy.
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. 30 pm the Redstons started without him. After finishing dinner Brian Redston sent his daughter Anne and son Peter to neighbouring houses to see if Allen was there.