Dead On: A True Crime Podcast

Suspicious Death on the Tracks | Tamworth

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

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