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Episode Seven: Moorhouse

Episode Seven: Moorhouse is the story of Catherine and David Birnie, a serial killer couple who had a 5 week reign of terror in Australia in 1986. They adbucted 5 women, killing 4 of them. They were caught when their 5th victim escaped.


Join Grace as she recounts The Moorhouse Murders.


Transcript for this Episode:

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Sources for this episode:

Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_and_Catherine_Birnie

News.com.au

https://www.news.com.au/national/crime/david-and-catherine-birnie-the-macabre-and-sadistic-moorhouse-murderers/news-story/d1937accb6dfdbb6cc89074e7eb7c241

The Daily Mail

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9194917/Couples-bargain-Perth-home-buy-grisly-catch-brutal-Moorhouse-murders-happened-there.html

Murderpedia

https://murderpedia.org/male.B/b/birnie-david.htm

Serial Killers Wiki

https://serialkillers.wikia.org/wiki/David_and_Catherine_Birnie

Domain.com.au

https://www.domain.com.au/news/the-perth-house-where-the-1986-moorhouse-murders-were-committed-is-for-sale-from-459000-921409/

The Line Up

https://the-line-up.com/moorhouse-murders

Yahoo News Australia

https://au.news.yahoo.com/the-sinister-story-behind-this-delectable-property-listing-010710157.html

7 News Australia

https://7news.com.au/news/perth/willagee-house-where-david-and-catherine-birnie-murdered-two-victims-sells-for-425000-c-2009235

Facinating Killers Blog (Tumblr)

https://fascinatingkillers-blog.tumblr.com/post/84527538043/david-john-birnie-16-february-1951-7-october

The Serialholic Podcast

https://www.theserialholic.com/episodes/the-moorhouse-murders-david-and-catherine-birnie

Twenty Two Words

https://twentytwowords.com/the-most-frightening-serial-killer-couples-that-shocked-the-world/?rebelltitem=7

The Sun

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2791628/david-catherine-birnie-serial-killers-victim-escaped/

Crime Binge

https://www.crimebinge.com/episodes/episode-65-the-moorhouse-murders

True Crime Conversations (MamaMia Productions)

https://www.mamamia.com.au/podcasts/true-crime-conversations/david-and-catherine-birnie/

Yahoo News Australia

https://au.news.yahoo.com/hurry-up-and-die-quickly-son-of-serial-killer-catherine-birnie-says-she-should-die-in-prison-34371369.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAInoZE21oOjYx_7MyRFuhOSe65ceU9dgB8AbyU_h7pONLGztUw39Z-LuudekDT7C8dTjB9CFcCIwgbmGZda5KU-78Ez9nk5st3dcDCoWCPrOkPhrMPcl-ZYequOKBp0HEnZh1QH5H9kbpVOmnO-5SuK7NKtuaAiFdJeSAC_55j_X

Perth News Now:

https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/wa/birnie-survivor-kate-moir-and-wa-police-officer-laura-hancock-together-after-three-decades-ng-902072b9ad2a711520bcdfc83c4e3be7




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