Se­rial killer has heart at­tack

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

CON­VICTED se­rial killer Leonard Fraser is in a stable con­di­tion in hospi­tal af­ter suf­fer­ing a heart at­tack in his jail cell, au­thor­i­ties say.

The 55-year-old was taken to Bris­bane’s Princess Alexandra Hospi­tal on Tues­day af­ter suf­fer­ing chest pains while in his cell at the Wol­ston Cor­rec­tional Cen­tre on the city’s out­skirts.

A hospi­tal spokesper­son yes­ter­day said Fraser re­mained in hospi­tal in a stable con­di­tion af­ter suf­fer­ing the heart at­tack.

Fraser is Queens­land’s first con­victed se­rial killer and serv­ing four in­def­i­nite life terms.

A Bris­bane Supreme Court jury in 2003 con­victed him for the mur­ders of Sylvia Benedetti, 19, and Bev­erly Leggo, 36, as well as the man­slaugh­ter of Julie Turner, 39.

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