Gangland Killers is a thrilling series that looks at animal survival in Africa as a battle for turf and sex by the planets original gangs. They live by a code embedded in their DNA. The gang warfare between lions and Cape buffaloes for example, is violent and deadly. So is the world of hyenas, where the struggle for supremacy triggers some of the most vicious and lethal battles in the animal world. When tens of thousands of hippos start fighting for diminishing water and females, the battles can go on for hours. In the same vein, this series explores the world of elephants in conflict, African wild dogs clubbing together to drive out a rival gang, and the extraordinary world and fellowship of a family of banded mongoose. Gangland Killers is about defending borders, loyalty, revenge and survival. Setting the tone and style of this series are hard-edged urban cues with graffiti-inspired si
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Gangland Killers - Carl Williams (criminal) - Netflix
Carl Anthony Williams (13 October 1970 – 4 April 2010) was an Australian convicted murderer and drug trafficker from Melbourne, Victoria. He was the central figure in the Melbourne gangland killings as well as its final victim. He was sentenced to life imprisonment with a non-parole period of 35 years for ordering the murders of three people and conspiracy to murder a fourth (which was unsuccessful). On 4 April 2010, while incarcerated at HM Prison Barwon, Williams was beaten to death with the stem of an exercise bike by another inmate, Matthew Charles Johnson. Williams enlisted the help of others willing to perform the contract killings in exchange for large payments of cash. At the time of his death, he was in the maximum security Acacia unit of HM Prison Barwon near Geelong. Williams would have been 71 before he was eligible for parole.
Gangland Killers - School fees revelation - Netflix
On 19 April 2010 News Limited newspapers including the Herald Sun revealed that Victoria Police were paying $8,000 in school fees for Williams' daughter. The reason for the payment was not revealed at the time. However, during the 2011 murder trial, it was revealed Williams had turned informant and had struck a deal with Assistant Commissioner Simon Overland. Williams gave information on several unsolved murder cases believed to have involved corrupt officers and it was also revealed his murderer may have been implicated in at least one of those cases. Williams' lawyer Rob Stary said Williams was upset about the publication of the story. There was speculation that the police may have agreed to pay the school fees in exchange for information and that publication of the story may have led to Williams' death. The Herald Sun defended its publication of the story.
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