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Four Corners: Time Bomb
Time Bomb
ABC  |  June 10, 2019

James Gargasoulas was a 26-year-old heavy drug user with an extensive criminal record when he drove a car at high speed through central Melbourne killing six people, including a baby boy and a 10-year-old girl. He was sentenced to life in prison earlier this year for the January 2017 Bourke Street attack. Despite a guilty verdict there are still outstanding questions about why James Gargasoulas was able to carry out such a crime.

In his first media interview, Gargasoulas' brother Angelo recounts his brother's extreme violence over many years, beginning with their deeply troubled childhood in outback Coober Pedy. Angelo was both a witness and a victim of his brother's brutality even in the days and hours before the Bourke Street attack.

James Gargasoulas was a 26-year-old heavy drug user with an extensive criminal record when he drove a car at high speed through central Melbourne killing six people, including a baby boy and a 10-year-old girl. He was sentenced to life in prison earlier this year for the January 2017 Bourke Street attack. Despite a guilty verdict there are still outstanding questions about why James Gargasoulas was able to carry out such a crime.

In his first media interview, Gargasoulas' brother Angelo recounts his brother's extreme violence over many years, beginning with their deeply troubled childhood in outback Coober Pedy. Angelo was both a witness and a victim of his brother's brutality even in the days and hours before the Bourke Street attack.

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