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29-12-1969

Rupert Murdoch worker’s wife missing. Husband fears kidnap

If it hadn’t been fatal, this might almost have been funny. One of the Trinidad born brothers behind the kidnap had delusions of grandeur and the crime was intended to finance his future aristocratic ambitions. Arthur Hosein saw the media millionaire Rupert Murdoch on TV and knowing where they lived, planned to kidnap and ransom his wife. However, the night they struck, the Murdoch’s were on holiday in Australia... read the full McKay Kidnapping Crime File