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AustraliaIvan Milat has 'only weeks to live'

13:00  16 may  2019
13:00  16 may  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Ivan Milat diagnosed with terminal cancer after tests find lumps in his throat and stomach

Ivan Milat diagnosed with terminal cancer after tests find lumps in his throat and stomach Australia's worst serial killer Ivan Millat is given a terminal diagnosis after lumps are found on his throat and stomach. He is unlikely to return to solitary confinement at Goulburn Supermax Jail. The 74-year-old was driven to the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney's east on Monday, where he underwent a series of tests on lumps found in his throat and stomach. Known as the Backpacker Killer, Milat has never shown remorse for murdering seven travellers — some of whom were stabbed, shot and beheaded. © ABC News Milat will likely be transferred to Long Bay Prison hospital.

Notorious serial killer Ivan Milat is being held in a secure cell in one of Australia's busiest hospitals as he's treated for possible organ failure caused by While the public rooms just metres away have views over Coogee beach, when Milat looks outside his hospital window he can see only prison bars - the

The backpacker murders were a spate of serial killings that took place in New South Wales, Australia, between 1989 and 1993, committed by Ivan Milat .

NSW Police Minister David Elliot says Ivan Milat should “do one last honourable thing on his deathbed” and answer any questions police may have related to his crimes and any other cases he’s believed to be involved with.

Milat is currently in a secure wing of Sydney’s Prince of Wales hospital undergoing tests and treatment for cancer of the oesophagus and stomach, and his nephew has said he’s been given weeks to live.

It’s unlikely he will ever return to Goulburn’s Supermax prison which has been his home for more than two decades, and instead is likely to spend the rest of his days at Sydney’s Long Bay jail.

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'He doesn't deserve to be dying in pain in hospital': Ivan Milat's love child says she will always love her serial killer father – and claims he doesn't have it in him to be a murderer Speaking candidly from her Gosford home, on the Central Coast in NSW, Lynise Milat, 54, said she loves her father, but doesn't always like him. 'I don't think when I look at him, 'did he, didn't he?'. I think he's an arse and a character but he's brutally honest, that's not to say I always like him,' Ms Milat said. 'But I will always love him. I don't want him to die, he doesn't deserve to be dying in pain in hospital, I'd rather not … see him.' Milat, who is serving seven life sentences for the Belanglo state forest murders, remains in hospital after he was diagnosed with throat cancer.

Serial killer Ivan Milat is transferred from most secure jail to ward in the Prince of Wales Hospital.

Serial killer Ivan Milat in his living room. Two nurses who vanished from a western Sydney hotel were last seen talking with a man wearing a black cowboy Milat leaves his shoes at the Gap, a renowned Sydney suicide spot. Later that year, the police discover that Ivan has fled to New Zealand, where he

Ivan Milat has 'only weeks to live' © Supplied Ivan Milat has cancer of the oesophagus and stomach and is unlikely to return to Goulburn's supermax prison.

Milat's nephew, Alistair Shipsey, said today his uncle's condition was "very bad".

"I've been informed he's only got a couple of weeks to live," Mr Shipsey told Ten News .

Milat - who's reportedly lost 20kg in recent weeks - hasn't been able to eat or keep food down.

"So to me they've known for months - why didn't they treat it?" his nephew said, adding he wanted to visit his uncle - whom he believes is innocent - "before he dies".

"He's one of my favourite uncles," Mr Shipsey said.

Ivan Milat has 'only weeks to live' © AAP Criminologist Dr Xanthe Mallet has studied Milat and his crimes for a new book, and has told 9News she believes he has more than the seven victims to his name.

Criminologist Dr Xanthe Mallet has studied Milat and his crimes for a new book, and has told 9News she believes he has more than the seven victims to his name.

Ivan Milat transferred from supermaximum security prison in Goulburn to Sydney hospital for operation

Ivan Milat transferred from supermaximum security prison in Goulburn to Sydney hospital for operation Convicted serial killer Ivan Milat is escorted from Australia's toughest jail, restrained and under guard, to the Prince of Wales hospital after reportedly recently losing 20 kilograms.

Serial killer Ivan Milat remains in a secure annexe of a Sydney hospital after reportedly being diagnosed with cancer.The The 74-year-old backpacker murderer has been in Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick since Monday morning after being transferred from Goulburn's supermax jail.

Ivan Milat has been taken from Goulburn Supermax prison to a Sydney hospital. Milat , 74, has been on extreme hunger strikes and has lost 20kg behind bars. Serial killer Ivan Milat (pictured) is being treated for anorexia after he lost 20kg during hunger strikes while behind bars.

“There are a number of cases where people have disappeared in similar circumstances to those Belangalo victims and I think that they may just not have been found yet,” she said.

She said of all the potential victims Milat has been linked to in the past, the strongest candidate is Peter Letcher.

The 18-year-old’s body was found near Jenolan Caves in 1988, and the manner of his death bore many similarities to Milat’s backpacker victims.

Ivan Milat has 'only weeks to live' © AAP She said of all the potential victims Milat has been linked to in the past, the strongest candidate is Peter Letcher.

Ms Mallet said: “I’m actually quite tempted to contact Ivan Milat and ask him are there any other victims, because coming to what we think is the end of his life, now it may be time for him to share those details and help those families who never had answers.”

But while he joined calls for Milat to answer any questions, Minister David Elliot says he doubts that will happen.

Former investigator's message to Ivan Milat, as the serial killer is treated for terminal cancer

Former investigator's message to Ivan Milat, as the serial killer is treated for terminal cancer As Ivan Milat learns he has terminal cancer, the man who led the police task force to catch him almost 25 years ago says there was one thing the killer should do before he dies. "If he has one bit of decency in him, he would publicly admit to the crimes he's committed and explain it to the families of his victims - tell the truth." The comments come from former detective and Assistant Commissioner of the NSW Police Clive Small, who led around 600 police officers assigned to Task Force Air to capture Ivan Milat, the man behind the seven backpacker murders.

Serial killer Ivan Milat , convicted of seven life sentences for the Backpacker Murders, has reportedly been 7 News is reporting that Milat is currently in the advanced stages of cancer. According to The Daily While he was originally expected to return to Goulburn this week , 7 News is reporting that, in

Serial killer Ivan Milat has reportedly been diagnosed with advanced stages of cancer after being transferred from NSW's highest security prison to a Sydney hospital for medical tests. The 74-year-old backpacker killer was transferred from Goulburn's supermax jail to Prince of Wales Hospital in

“I think I join every taxpayer in NSW in the hope that there’s an early resolution to the Milat matter at the moment,” he said.

Milat, a former road worker, was sentenced in 1996 to seven consecutive life sentences for murdering seven backpackers whose bodies were found in makeshift graves in NSW's Belanglo State Forest in the 1990s.

He also kidnapped British tourist Paul Onions who managed to escape from Milat's vehicle.

NSW Corrective Services NSW Commissioner Peter Severin earlier this week said prisoner transfers were done in the "most secure and safe way possible".

High-risk and terrorism-related inmates are always guarded by specialist staff from the extreme high-security escort unit, a corrective services spokeswoman said.

At least one form of restraint - handcuffs or ankle cuffs - stay on high-risk inmates during medical treatment subject to medical requirements.

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