The good old mental health defence.


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Show Notes Ep 216 of Australian True Crime with Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb

Some of Australia’s most dangerous offenders aren’t housed in prisons because they were judged mentally unfit to stand trial. Dr Danny Sullivan is the Executive Director of Clinical Services at Thomas Embling hospital. It’s been home to some of Victoria's most dangerous people, including Masa Vuktotic’s killer Sean Price, Henry Hammond who murdered Courtney Herron and Bourke Street rampage driver James Gargasoulas.

Dr Sullivan joins us to talk about his work.

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