NAME: Ivan Milat
SPAN OF MURDERS: 1989-1992
NUMBER OF VICTIMS: 7 +
SENTENCE: Sentenced to seven consecutive life sentences
DATE OF BIRTH: 27/12/1944
MORE INFO: The bodies of seven missing young people aged 19 to 22 were discovered partly buried in the Belanglo State Forest. Five of the victims were foreign backpackers visiting Australia (three German, two British), and two were Australian travellers from Melbourne. On 26th January 2009, Ivan Milat cut off his little finger with a plastic knife, with the intention of mailing the severed digit to the High Court. He was taken to Goulburn Hospital under high security, however, on 27th January 2009, Milat was returned to prison after doctors decided surgery to reattach the finger was not possible.
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