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John Leslie COOMBES



John Coombes



John Coombes, convicted of the murder of Raechel Betts.
(Photo: Michael Clayton-Jones)



John Coombes
(Photo: Jason Sough Source: The Age)



Triple murderer John Leslie Coombes is taken from court.
(Picture: Mike Keating Source: Herald Sun)



John Leslie Coombes, 56, is escorted by police into the Supreme Court
in Melbourne on August 26, 2011.



February 1984. Coombes kills his first victim, Michael Peter Speirani, by driving over him
in a Swiftcraft Seagull motorboat, like the one pictured above, in Port Phillip Bay.
Speirani's remains are never found.



September 1988. Coombes and fellow convicted killer Dean Leslie Ashley escape from Ararat Prison.



1988. This hand drawn map above shows Coombes' planned escape route.



Convicted killer Dean Leslie Ashley



August 12, 2009. Coombes strangles and dismembers Ms Batts in a bathtub
in this house on Phillip Island.



27-year-old Raechel Betts.



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