Leonard Fraser

Demographic Info

The Bad Seed4MaleCaucasianAustraliaTerritorialSexual1951/06/27 (Ingham, Queensland, Australia)2007/01/01 (Natural causes)


Things a Killer Would Know: The True Story of Leonard FraserPaula DonemanAmazon


Crime Investigation Australia: The Predator-Leonard John Fraser (Episode 2x09)

Leonard Fraser was born on June 27, 1951 in Ingham, Queensland. He was born the fourth of five children.

From the age of 15, Fraser began to commit crimes. He was sent to a “boys home” for stealing a gearbox from a parked car. In the “boys home” Fraser was raped multiple times, and also began to rape younger inmates. Throughout his life he would enter and be released from prison for the rape and abuse women, men, children and animals.

Fraser began his serial series in August 31, 1998 at the age of 47. His victims would usually be women or children who were complete strangers and by themselves. His method to murder was through the use of a knife, strangulation or blows to the head. His victims were all between the ages of 9 – 39 in Queensland, Australia.

He was arrested on July 13, 2001 and charged with the rape and murder of Keyra Steinhardt. Fraser was convicted of three murders and one charge of manslaughter. He was sentenced to three life sentences on June 13, 2003. Throughout the time he served in prison he confessed to the murder of one more person. Fraser died in his sleep on January 1, 2007 in Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia.

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Victims of Leonard Fraser

on January 1st, 2010 in Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

Leonard Fraser was charged with the murders of three people and confessed to an additional one murder. We currently have information on two of his victims. Julie Dawn Turner Julie was found murdered on December 28, 1998 in Australia. Keyra Steinhardt  Keyra was found murdered on April 22, 1999 in…

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