Dead On: A True Crime Podcast

Suspicious Death on the Tracks | Tamworth

September 24, 2021 Elisha Denza Episode 46
Suspicious Death on the Tracks | Tamworth
Dead On: A True Crime Podcast
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Dead On: A True Crime Podcast
Suspicious Death on the Tracks | Tamworth
Sep 24, 2021 Episode 46
Elisha Denza

On January 16 1988, a train driver was making a run from Tamworth towards Sydney. Shortly after leaving the city limits, the driver noticed something lying on the tracks. With horror, he realised it was a person. Unfortunately he wasn't able to brake in time. But was it really the train that killed the young man? Or was he the victim of foul play?

This grim discovery kicked off a 30+ year fight to get justice. And revealed deep-seated roots of racism within the justice system.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, please be advised that this episode covers the death of a young Aboriginal man.

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Show Notes

On January 16 1988, a train driver was making a run from Tamworth towards Sydney. Shortly after leaving the city limits, the driver noticed something lying on the tracks. With horror, he realised it was a person. Unfortunately he wasn't able to brake in time. But was it really the train that killed the young man? Or was he the victim of foul play?

This grim discovery kicked off a 30+ year fight to get justice. And revealed deep-seated roots of racism within the justice system.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, please be advised that this episode covers the death of a young Aboriginal man.

Support the Show

If you love Dead On, and I hope you do, please support the show on Patreon.

PodMoth Network

Dead On is a proud member of the PodMoth Media Network. To find great podcasts to binge, including Anything Bones, please visit podmoth.network

Visit the Website

Check out the Episode Discovery file to see photos from the case file, find sources, and get the full rundown about the episode. 

Stalk the Socials

Instagram | TikTok | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube

Join the Facebook group: Dead Ringers

Special Thanks

The talented musician Fuzz Douglas created the kickass theme music. You can find more of his psychedelic goodness on Soundcloud.


Support the Show.