TDoR 1998 / 1997 / October / 31 / Vanessa/Barry Lane

Vanessa/Barry Lane

Age 42

31 Oct 1997
Snowtown, South Australia (Australia)

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Vanessa/Barry Lane

Lane's dismembered body was found by police in a drum in the bank vault in Snowtown, along with the body of Michael Gardiner.

Lane was allegedly murdered by Mark Haydon, Robert Wagner, and John Bunting. Their exact date of death is unknown but they were believed to have been killed in October 1997.

Previously in relationships with Wagner, who he was alleged to have raped, and Trezise, in whose murder he was involved. Lane was strangled in his house by Wagner. Before his death, his toes were squeezed with pliers. His body was wrapped in carpet before being placed in a barrel.

Report added: 17 Feb 2019. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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