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Leonard John Fraser: “The Beast” who abused and killed at least four girls in Australia

Leonard John Fraser, known in Ingham as “The beast” was an Australian serial killer who He raped and killed at least four girls and stole their underwear, which he left behind as “trophies.”

Born on June 27, 1951 in Ingham, Queensland, Fraser became one of his country’s most feared murderers.

In 1999 he was sent to prison for kidnapping and murder Kayra Steinhardt, although before He had already visited prisons for a kidnapping he committed several years earlier.

While he was incarcerated, he was charged the crimes of four other girls since the police had found “trophies” of their crimes in the apartments of three of them.

However, the researchers were very surprised because they found Ponytails from three different women, that none of his known victims could be traced.

It was therefore assumed that this subject may have killed at least seven women in total, but this was never proven.

However, he was acquitted of murder Natasha Ryan as the missing young woman was found healthy and living anonymously with her boyfriend after not hearing from her for five years.

On this occasion the crime was attributed to him because of Fraser had admitted to killing her and gave clues to a possible location where the body would be, something that never happened because she was alive.

In 2003 he was sentenced to three life sentences for the murders of Beverley Leggo and Sylvia Benedetti and the rape of Julie Turner in the Rockhampton area in 1998 and 1999.

At his trial, the judge defined him as a sexual predator who threatened the peace of the community in which he lived.

Fraser was transferred to Wolston Correctional Center and taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Woolloongabba on December 26, 2006 after suffering terrible pain.

He couldn’t get out of this situation for good He died of a heart attack on January 1, 2007.

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