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Chilling crimes committed far too close for comfort.

Every now and then, there are crimes so extensively covered by media they’re burned into the collective consciousness of the nation. Others fly under the radar, only to be revisited and unravelled years later. Then there are those so unspeakable, it’s hard to fathom the minds behind them could exist among us in our relatively peaceful streets and suburbs. Here are some of the most compelling Australian true crime stories ever told.

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