William MacDonald


Age: 90

Summary: British-born Australian serial killer known as "the Sydney Mutilator" who was classed as Australia's first true serial killer when he terrorized Sydney with a string of gruesome murders of five men between 1961 and 1962 before being apprehended while working as a porter at Melbourne's Spencer Street railway station in May 1963, and whose modus operandi was to select his male victims at random (mostly derelicts), lure them into a dark place, violently stab them dozens of times about the head and neck with a long bladed knife, and finally sever their penis and testicles.

Cause of Death: Abdominal perforation

Born: June 17, 1924

Died: May 12, 2015

Randwick, Australia