By Ron Irwin
This is the tale of Denis Tanner, a Victorian detective who hit the headlines in 1996 while a newspaper accused him of murdering women—his sister-in-law Jennifer, whose demise in 1984 was once taken care of as suicide, and Adele Bailey, a transsexual prostitute who disappeared in 1978. In 1998 a coroner chanced on that Denis Tanner had shot his sister-in-law, yet he was once by no means charged. consequently, he has been denied a discussion board within which to guard himself and transparent his identify. during this ebook, former detective Ron Irwin offers a compelling case for Denis Tanner's innocence and files a deeply nerve-racking miscarriage of justice.
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I wrote to senior politicians and officials alerting them to the problem, but none would investigate. Senior police whom I had known for years told me that their superiors had forbidden them to talk to me and instructed them to hang up if I phoned. I even heard a tape where a deputy commissioner (whom I had never met) was bagging me for ‘backflipping and setting the taskforce up’. McHugh, Tanner and I had now been forced together by circumstance – and I had started to examine the evidence in these cases.
I tried myself, with the same result. The media image of big bad Denis Tanner has left him nowhere to go within the police, the political system or the anti-corruption agencies. In truth, in this case he was a policeman simply doing his job. Chapter 2 Two Deaths at Bonnie Doon The hamlet of Bonnie Doon lies on the shores of Lake Eildon in the rural north-eastern region of Victoria. The lake’s massive water storage at the southern extremity of the Australian Alps supplies the lifeblood for northern Victoria’s agriculture, inland fisheries and regional centres.
The case came to the attention of Lindsay Cummins, a senior sergeant there, who knew he had colleagues investigating Denis Tanner over Operation Mint. Now there was a drug investigation occurring in Benalla, some in internal affairs decided there must be a connection. Internal affairs then launched Operation Sauterne, an investigation into Denis Tanner, suggesting that he was involved with Slusarczyk in manufacturing drugs. This was poor judgment, because Tanner was the one who had initiated the operation against Slusarczyk.