The Beast of Melbourne
For three decades, a predator stalked the women of Melbourne. Every time he was released from prison, this unremorseful, unrepentant criminal would reoffend. Eventually claiming the lives of at least three women.
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Source material for the case
Beyond Looking: When Voyeurism Leads to Criminal Behavior | Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D.
Vicious serial Peter Dupas is the beast who roamed free to rape and kill – Herald Sun
Vicious serial Peter Dupas is the beast who roamed free to rape and kill
Psychology in Action: An Introductory Text | By Edwina Ricci, Nicole Letch | Chapter 13, pages 171-176 including info about Peter Dupas
A CASE STUDY ANALYSIS OF SERIAL KILLERS WITH MILITARY EXPERIENCE: APPL YING LEARNING THEORY TO SERIAL MURDER | by Tammy Castle
Supreme Court of Victoria – R v Dupas  VSC 281 (16 August 2004)
R v Dupas (No 2)  VSCA 212 (26 August 2005)
Dangerous Offenders Legislation: An Overview
Body ‘looked like mannequin’ – The Age
Doctor details murder victim’s injuries – The Age
Kathleen Gladwyn Downes – Coroners Court of Victoria
The Evil Within | By Trevor Marriott
Serial killer Peter Dupas linked to three unsolved cases
Killer’s grisly trademark his downfall