Eric Turner

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: Australian quadruple murderer believed to be the last inmate sentenced to death for the 1948 murder of his girlfriend and her father before his death penalty was later reduced to life imprisonment, but who stabbed and killed his mother-in-law and his stepson during an argument over a marriage dispute after being released in 1970 and was resentenced to life in prison with a 20-year nonparile period, becoming the country's longest-serving prisoner with a 56-year prison record.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: 1928

 

Died: July 14, 2008

 

Location: Long Bay, New South Wales, Australia