Desmond Moran

 

 

Age: 60

 

Summary: younger brother of slain Australian criminal patriarch Lewis Moran and the last living active member of the infamous Moran crime family notorious for their involvement in the Melbourne gangland killings that resulted in the deaths of over 30 criminal figures during a series of underworld feuds in the past 10 years, who had publicly claimed to be out of the crime business and recently was the target of an unsuccessful assassination attempt outside his suburban Melbourne home earlier this year, in which the family's gang-related activities are the primary plot of the controversial TV series Underbelly.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: 1949

 

Died: June 15, 2009

 

Location: Melbourne, Australia