INSIDE THE VAMPIRE CRIMES
New Idea|November 1, 2021
SOME CRIMINALS BELIEVE THEY ARE SUPERNATURAL CREATURES, AND HAVE PERFORMED VILE ACTS
Sarah Marinos

For Edward Baldock, October 20, 1989 began like any other Friday night – with a beer in hand. But it ended in a way the 47year-old council worker could never have imagined.

Edward spent the evening drinking and playing darts at the Caledonian Club in Brisbane. By the time the father of four decided to head home a little before midnight, he was happily tipsy.

As he left the pub to look for a taxi, a green Holden Commodore pulled up and one of the four young women inside the car spoke to Edward, and he got inside.

Around 5am, an early morning jogger found his bloodied, naked body on the banks of the Brisbane River. He’d been stabbed 27 times.

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