This episode of True Crime Conversations is part of our 2019 Holiday series. We've handpicked episodes from throughout the year that we though deserved another listen.
Christopher Wilder is the Australian serial killer responsible for the biggest man hunt in US history. Wilder lured his victims by posing as a talent agent and model scout and beauty pageants across America. His modus operandi of kidnapping, torture, sexual assault and ultimately murder, spoke so deeply of his utter hatred of women.
In recent years it’s been speculated that Wilder is also responsible for one of the biggest cold cases in NSW criminal history; the Wanda Beach murders.
Author Andrew Byrne has researched and documented the crimes of Wilder in his latest book The Pretty Girl Killer. He joins host Jessie Stephens to explore the pure evil that was Christopher Wilder
You can buy Andrew Byrne’s book The Pretty Girl Killer online and at all good book stores.
GUEST: Andrew Byrne
HOST: Jessie Stephens
SENIOR PRODUCER/EDITOR: Elise Cooper
Serial Killers; Christopher Wilder, The Beauty Queen Killer
FBI: The Untold Stories - The Kidnapping of Tina Risico
Mystery and a Spree Killer. Law and Ordnance. July 22, 2009
New York Daily News “Beauty Queen Killer” 1984
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