Gregory Brazel

Bluey

  Active for 9 years
(1982-1990) in Australia

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 7 Books About Gregory Brazel
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

Gregory Brazel (Gregory John Brazel) an Australian serial killer arsonist, and armed robber also known as Bluey. Brazel was dishonorably discharged after holding five privates hostage in an army exercise in Healesville, Australia. He was persuaded to release the hostages and no one was harmed. He killed three female victims between 1982 and 1990. Brazel fatally shot a female hardware store owner in a 1982 armed robbery and murdered two female prostitutes in 1990. Gregory Brazel is currently serving three consecutive life sentences at Her Majesty's Prison Barwon in Lara, Victoria, Australia. He will be eligible for parole in 2020.

Gregory Brazel Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Gregory Brazel (aka) Bluey, was active for 9 years between 1982-1990, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Australia

Gregory Brazel was born on November 17th 1954 in Blacktown, suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Brazel a heterosexual male citizen of Australia. Brazel never married. He had no children mentioned.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1982 (Age 27/28) Gregory Brazel started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, murder his victims. Gregory Brazel used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone recently released from prison, where Brazel was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on September 26th 1990 (Age 35), convicted on August 18th 2000 (Age 45), sentenced to life imprisonment with out the possibility of parole for thirty years at HM Prison Barwon in Lara, Victoria, Australia. Brazel was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 62%
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Gregory Brazel has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 months ago.

Gregory Brazel a known:

Gregory Brazel
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-03-01 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Gregory Brazel
Nickname: Bluey
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1982 - 1990
Ages Active: 27/28 - 35/36
Active Countries: Australia
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1954 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Australia
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: himself, alone recently released from prison
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 17, 1954
Family Name: Brazel
Given Name: Gregory
Birth Location: Blacktown, suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Sep 26, 1990 (Age 35)
Convicted: Aug 18, 2000 (Age 45)
Sentence: life imprisonment with out the possibility of parole for thirty years
Prison Location: HM Prison Barwon in Lara, Victoria, Australia
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Gregory Brazel

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Gregory Brazel. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Nov 17 1954Gregory Brazel was born in Blacktown, suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  #19541117
Nov 17 1974
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1982
(Age 27/28)
Gregory Brazel started his serial killing spree. #1982
Nov 17 1984
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1990
(Age 35/36)
Gregory Brazel ended his serial killing spree. #1990
Sep 26 1990
(Age 35)
Gregory Brazel arrested. #19900926
Nov 17 1994
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Aug 18 2000
(Age 45)
Gregory Brazel was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment with out the possibility of parole for thirty years at HM Prison Barwon in Lara, Victoria, Australia.  #20000818
Nov 17 2004
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Nov 17 2014
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
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Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 361
previous jail TRUE 345
previous prision TRUE 330
used weapon TRUE 445
used gun TRUE 444
robbed TRUE 411
living with children FALSE 264
physically defect FALSE 295
speach defect FALSE 295
head injury FALSE 294
kill at killers home FALSE 313
kill at victims home FALSE 316
rape FALSE 444
torture FALSE 418
stalk FALSE 410
blindfold FALSE 356
bound FALSE 398
strangle FALSE 434
sex with body FALSE 423
mutilated FALSE 437
ate part of body FALSE 442
drank blood FALSE 433
posed body FALSE 357
totem body part FALSE 358
totem personal item FALSE 347


Books that Mention Gregory Brazel

Book: Mayhem (mentions serial killer Gregory Brazel)
Matthew Thompson
Mayhem
Book: One Thing Led to Another (mentions serial killer Gregory Brazel)
Mark Brandon "Choppe...
One Thing Led to Another
Book: Dangerous to Know Updated Edition (mentions serial killer Gregory Brazel)
James Morton
Dangerous to Know Updated Edition
Book: The Glencaple Murder's (mentions serial killer Gregory Brazel)
Paul Weightman
The Glencaple Murder's
Book: Dirty Deeds: Justice Prevails (mentions serial killer Gregory Brazel)
Paul Anderson
Dirty Deeds: Justice Prevails
Book: One Thing Led to Another (mentions serial killer Gregory Brazel)
Mark Read
One Thing Led to Another
Book: Dangerous To Know (mentions serial killer Gregory Brazel)
James Morton
Dangerous To Know

7 Books that mention Serial Killer
Gregory Brazel

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1925480690 Mayhem 1
1742622879 One Thing Led to Another 1
0522869696 Dangerous to Know Updated... 7
1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61
1742738613 Dirty Deeds: Justice Prev... 1
1466825375 One Thing Led to Another 1
0522859445 Dangerous To Know 4

Gregory John 'Bluey' Brazel (born 17 November 1954) is a convicted Australian serial killer, arsonist, and armed robber currently serving three consecutive life sentences for the murders of prostitutes Sharon Taylor and Roslyn Hayward in 1990, and the murder of Mordialloc hardware store owner Mildred Hanmer during an armed robbery in 1982 for which he confessed some eighteen years later. Brazel is often described as one of the most manipulative and violent prisoners in Victoria's prison system, and was estimated to be worth more than A$500,000 in 2000.

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External References
  1. Q5606823 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Mar 1, 2019.
  2. Gregory Brazel on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Mar 1, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Gregory John BRAZEL on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Mar 1, 2019.
  4. Elissa Hunt, The brutal prison bashing of Gregory Brazel on www.heraldsun.com.au, Retrieved on Mar 1, 2019.
  5. Elissa Hunt, Gregory Brazel, prisoners faced charges of brutally bashing him on www.heraldsun.com.au, Retrieved on Mar 1, 2019.
Internal References

Gregory Brazel is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #16 of 21 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in Australia
  2. #36 of 41 [ Page 3 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #44 of 49 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  4. #55 of 649 [ Page 4 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  5. #176 of 649 [ Page 12 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #365 of 649 [ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #552 of 649 [ Page 37 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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