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Bogdan Mazurski
Occupation Upholsterer
Born ca. 1903
Died

December 25, 1972(1972-12-25) (aged 69)
Morisset, Australia

Cause of death Suicide
Penalty Found not guilty by reason of insanity
Imprisoned at Morisset Psychiatric Hospital
Attack information
Date September 9, 1959
Location(s) Sydney, Australia
Target(s) Sydney Regent Theatre
Killed 1
Injured 10-11
Weapon(s) Axe

Bogdan Mazurski (later Bogdan Marr) was a Polish upholstorer who killed one person and wounded at least ten others at a film theatre in Sydney, Australia on September 9, 1959, before being arrested. He was found not guilty by reason of insanity later that year and sent to the Morisset Psychiatric Hospital, where he committed suicide on December 25, 1972.

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MurdersEdit

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Trial and convictionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Man with a tomahawk runs amok, The Times (London) (September 10, 1959)
  2. Tomahawk Slayer Held Without Bail In Aussie Prison, Charleston Daily Mail (September 10, 1959)
  3. Victorian critically injured in theatre slashings, The Age (September 10, 1959) (p.3)
  4. More theatre deaths feared, The Age (September 11, 1959) (p.3)
  5. Murder committal follows wild tomahawk affray in Sydney picture theatre, The Age (October 20, 1959)
  6. Tomahawk killer insane, jury finds, The Canberra Times (November 27, 1959)
  7. In brief - Axe killer dies in cell, The Canberra Times (December 26, 1972)
  8. Man runs amok with tomahawk, The Age (September 10, 1959)
  9. Man killed, 14 injured in theatre tomahawk attack, The Sydney Morning Herald (September 10, 1959)
  10. Migrant in court over axe attack, The Sydney Morning Herald (September 11, 1959)
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