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Encyclopedia > Carl Williams
Carl Williams
Birth name: Carl Anthony Williams
Born: October 13, 1970 (1970-10-13) (age 37)
Penalty: Life imprisonment
35 years non-parole period
Killings
Number of victims: 4
Country: Australia
State(s): Victoria, Australia

Carl Anthony Williams (b. October 13, 1970) is an Australian convicted hitman and thug [1], drug trafficker and drug manufacturer from Melbourne, Victoria. Williams is currently serving a life prison sentence with a non-parole period of 35 years for the murders of four victims of the Melbourne gangland killings. He is currently in the maximum security unit of HM Prison Barwon. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A serial killer is defined as a person who murders three or more people, in three or more separate events over a period of time. ... Motto: Peace and Prosperity Other Australian states and territories Capital Melbourne Governor HE Mr John Landy Premier Steve Bracks (ALP) Area 237,629 km² (6th)  - Land 227,416 km²  - Water 10,213 km² (4. ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... These lollipops were found to contain heroin when inspected by the US DEA The illegal drug trade is a global black market activity consisting of production, distribution, packaging and sale of illegal psychoactive substances. ... The City of Melbournes coat of arms The central business district of Melbourne, viewed from the north Alternate meanings: Melbourne (disambiguation) Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia, with a population of 52,117 in the Central... HM Prison Barwon is a maximum security Australian prison located on Bacchus Marsh Road, 6 km from the township of Lara, (near Geelong), Victoria, Australia. ...

Contents

Lead up to Gangland war

On October 13, 1999, Williams was alleged to have been shot in the abdomen on his 29th birthday by Jason Moran during an argument in Gladstone Park. This event gave rise to a lengthy violent turf war known popularly as the Melbourne gangland killings[2]. is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... Jason Moran, 36, (1967 - 2003) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and a member of the infamous Moran family, notable for its involvement in the Melbourne underground war. ... Gladstone Park may refer to: Gladstone Park, Victoria, an Australian suburb Gladstone Park, Chicago Gladstone Park, London Category: ...


Arrest and confession

On 28 February 2007, the 36-year-old Williams pleaded guilty in the Victorian Supreme Court to the murders of Lewis Moran, his son Jason Moran and Mark Mallia (whose name was initially suppressed by the court). Williams also pleaded guilty to conspiracy to murder gangland rival Mario Condello. A suppression order prevented the media from reporting this until the day of sentencing. Under a deal with police, Williams was not charged for his alleged involvement in orchestrating the murder of Mark Moran, Jason Moran's half brother. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... The Supreme Court of Victoria is the superior court for the State of Victoria in Australia. ... Lewis Moran (? - 2003) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Jason Moran, 36, (1967 - 2003) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and a member of the infamous Moran family, notable for its involvement in the Melbourne underground war. ... Mark Mallia was involved with the Melbourne gangland killings. ... Mario Condello Born in Calabria, Italy (born April 12, 1952—February 6, 2006) was an Italian-Australian criminal. ... A gag order is an order, sometimes a legal order by a court or government, other times a private order by an employer or other institution, restricting information or comment from being made public. ...


Jason Moran and associate Pasquale Barbaro were shot dead using a banana sitting in a car watching a children's football clinic in Essendon in June 2003. The location of the shooting was reported to be behind the Cross Keys Hotel in Strathmore, Victoria. Lewis Moran was shot dead in the inner-city Brunswick Club on March 31, 2004. High marking is a key skill and spectacular attribute of Australian rules football Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the key skill in Australian rules football Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy is a code of... Essendon is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Strathmore is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Brunswick is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ...


It was also revealed that Williams is currently serving a sentence of 21 years for the 2003 murder of Michael Marshall. Marshall was shot outside his South Yarra home in front of his five-year-old son on October 25, 2003. The outcome of this trial had been previously suppressed. Michael Marshall was the lead singer of the R&B group Timex Social Club. ...


Sentencing

On 7 May 2007, Williams was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 35 years for the murder of three underworld rivals - Jason Moran, Lewis Moran and Mark Mallia - and a failed conspiracy to kill Mario Condello. [3] Williams will be 71 before he is eligible for parole. Life imprisonment or life incarceration is a sentence of imprisonment for a serious crime, often for most or even all of the criminals remaining life, but in fact for a period which varies between jurisdictions: many countries have a maximum possible period of time (usually 7 to 50 years... Jason Moran, 36, (1967 - 2003) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and a member of the infamous Moran family, notable for its involvement in the Melbourne underground war. ... Lewis Moran (? - 2003) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Mark Mallia was involved with the Melbourne gangland killings. ... Mario Condello Born in Calabria, Italy (born April 12, 1952—February 6, 2006) was an Italian-Australian criminal. ... It has been suggested that Medical parole be merged into this article or section. ...


Media

Carl Williams was portrayed by Gyton Grantley [2] in 2008 in a TV series on Channel Nine in Australia called Underbelly. The series was loosely based on the events surrounding the Melbourne gangland wars from 1995 to 2004. Gyton Grantley is an Australian actor who has many television and film credits. ... Underbelly is a company that operates a series of four venues at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. ...


On the 14th May 2008, the Melbourne Herald Sun[3] reported that Carl Williams was operating a Facebook page (with the assistance of his ex-wife Roberta Williams). This was widely duplicated by other media outlets, and his active friends on Facebook went from approx 1,000 @ 6pm (14/05/08), to approximately 2,500 by midnight (14/05/08). As of the 15th May 2008, Carl's facebook account has been removed. There are now other media reports that Carl's known associates Tony Mokbel and Mick Gatto apparently also have Facebook accounts, which are attracting a growing fan base. Williams new Facebook profile was up and running minutes after being disabled. As of the 19th May 2008 Williams' new profile boasted over 3,000 friends. His Myspace profile also has around 200 friends. Facebook is a social networking website that was launched on February 4, 2004. ... Antonios Sajih Tony Mokbel (b. ...


References

  1. ^ http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/the-untold-story-of-an-underground-war/2007/02/28/1172338715991.html?page=fullpage#contentSwap3
  2. ^ Shand. A, Big Shots,Penguin Group, 2007
  3. ^ [1]

External links

  • Carl Williams' Facebook profile
  • Carl Williams' Myspace page
  • Identity of third Williams victim revealed The Age March 1, 2007
  • Untold story: Melbourne's underground war The Age March 1, 2007
  • Gangland kingpin pleads guilty to murders, "The Sydney Morning Herald" February 28, 2007
  • Williams upset by shackle pics, "The Sun Herald" May 05, 2007
  • (Recent events involving) Carl Williams The Age June 9, 2004
  • Murder charge No.4 for Williams John Silvester, The Age January 26, 2005
  • The one that got away - Carl Williams The Age April 4, 2004
  • Last Man Standing Multimedia Presentation, The Age website.
  • Supreme Court of Victoria, R v Williams & Foletti 2004 VSC 424 (29 October 2004)
  • Supreme Court of Victoria, R v Williams 2007 VSC 131 (7 May 2007)
  • William's sentenced to life in jail with 35-year minimum Ninemsn.com.au May 7, 2007

  Results from FactBites:
 
PM - Crime king Carl Williams upstaged by hostile ex-wife (991 words)
"Carl Williams, the evil person that you are," before being promptly called to order by the judge, who insisted she keep emotion out of her testimony.
Carl Williams was finally called to the witness stand by his defence team.
Carl Williams spoke of surviving being hit by a baton and shot in the stomach by the Moran brothers, whom he accuses of warning him he was lucky, and that the gangland standoff came down to "who gets who first".
Boxing Coverage updated 24/7 at MaxBoxing.com (3067 words)
Williams entered the Morrison fight off two wins, a 10-round decision over Ossie Ocasio and a three-round KO over Jerry Lee Smith, and he was a fit 226 for both of them.
Williams’ hand and foot speed combined with a stinging and accurate left jab made him a most formidable foe while Morrison, despite his thick muscle-man’s physique, possessed extraordinary speed and snap as well as one of the most lethal left hooks the sport had ever seen.
Williams said before the fight that this was his last chance to achieve credibility and the same could be said for Morrison, who was so eager to get the fight started that he touched gloves with Williams and walked to his corner midway through referee Mills Lane’s final instructions.
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