‘JUSTICE FOR WILLIAM TYRRELL IS COMING'
New Idea|November 29, 2021
CRIMINOLOGIST DR XANTHÉ MALLETT WRITES OFFICERS ARE CLOSER THAN EVER TO THE TRUTH

William Tyrrell, the little boy in the Spider-Man suit. A name and image that resonates across Australia, and has done for seven years, since he vanished from his foster grandmother’s house in Kendall, a small town on NSW’s Mid North Coast.

A house now the focus of a new search by NSW Police, with a new person of interest named.

I have followed this case since William vanished in September 2014. I have been to the location. I have stood outside the house where he was playing. I have imagined a little boy running around, playing ‘tiger’, roaring. I have heard the silence when the roaring stopped.

And I, like everyone else, have wondered what happened to little William.

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