Naked City
Naked City
Sep 22, 2020
The death of a neo-Nazi crime boss
34 min

Phillip Grant Wilson was a neo-Nazi and a killer. He recruited a gang and according to one police report, ''This group undertook intense physical fitness training for the purpose of establishing a physical and mental advantage over police, especially the Special Operations Group, against whom they fully expected to come up against at some time in the future.''

Detective Sergeant John Morrish of the armed robbery squad was one of the key investigators who worked on Wilson. Morrish was known to have an intense dislike of people who used guns to terrorise members of the public. He wasn't too fond of Nazis either. On August 4, 1987, the Iceman was shot dead in an ambush outside a South Yarra chiropractic clinic. The murder remains unsolved.

Silvester has a recorded interview with Wilson, and we hear John Morrish’s recollections, including that he was initially considered a suspect in Wilson’s murder.

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The Cowra Axe Murders (1987)
April 14, 1987, approximately 3:40PM Young Johnny was walking from school to his home in Victor Street, when he passed the side gate of a house at number 1 Jindalee Circuit. He looked in to see a man and a woman arguing. As he looked on, Johnny saw the man hit the woman across the face in anger. He kept walking and noted that a white car was parked outside the home. Who was the man with the white car? Join Shaun and Chloe as they discuss the tragic murders of Catherine Holmes and Georgina Watmore in Cowra, 1987. Join our Patreon community for access to exclusive extra content: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/truebluecrime Link to one-off Supporter donations at the bottom of show notes Website - www.truebluecrimepodcast.com - includes our merch store Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/380493356066315/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/truebluecrime/ Email - truebluecrime@gmail.com This episode was produced by True Blue Media using the open source materials referenced below: * The Sydney Morning Herald PAGE 3 Saturday, April 18, 1987 * The Sydney Morning Herald PAGE 5 Sunday, April 19, 1987 * The Sydney Morning Herald PAGE 9 Sunday, May 10, 1987 * The Sydney Morning Herald PAGE 3 Friday, April 17, 1987 * The Age PAGE 6 Saturday, April 18, 1987 * The Sydney Morning Herald PAGE 2 Thursday, April 23, 1987 * https://www.police.nsw.gov.au/can_you_help_us/rewards/50000_reward/$50,000_reward_to_solve_death_of_cheryl_anne_burchell * The Sydney Morning Herald PAGE 1 Friday, April 24, 1987 * The Sydney Morning Herald PAGE 9 Sunday, May 10, 1987 * The Sydney Morning Herald PAGE 4 Friday, June 26, 1987 * The Sydney Morning Herald PAGE 9 Friday, July 31, 1987 * Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/true-blue-crime.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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