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ON THIS DAY – February 7, 1995

Greg Workman was murdered by Alphonse Gangitano, on the 7th February 1995, at 1 Wando Grove, St Kilda. Workman earnt a reputation for himself as man who could dodge danger. As a teenager he clocked up various convictions for assault, burglary, theft, malicious wounding, fire-arm possession, abduction, armed robbery and escape, but as he grew older he moved into the amphetamines and marijuana industry. He was rumoured to be in some considered famous armoured robberies and was known associates of the young Mark Moran and the infamous Russel “Mad Dog” Cox, the gang had committed large armoured robberies together. Workman was shot and killed by his close friend Alphonse Gangitano after failing to pay back a $50,000 loan to cover lingering gambling debts. On the first episode of Underbelly, this was dramatised as a $5,000 debt as a result of a failed “business venture”.

 

 

ON THIS DAY – January 9, 1999

VINCE MANNELLA – NORTH FITZROY

Vince Mannella, a former associate of Victor Peirce and Alphonse Gangitano, was ambushed and killed outside his home in North Fitzroy on the evening of 9 January. Media suspected his death was debt-related or part of an underworld power struggle but no suspects were ever named.

 

 

ON THIS DAY – December 25, 1981

Deborah Boundy aged 19, was presumed murdered on the 25th of December 1981. Boundy was a chief witness in the court case against Christopher Flannery for the murder of Wilson. She had been a girlfriend of Williams. She told police what she knew and then retracted her statement. She was on bail and living with her parents when she reported to the Collingwood Police Station on Christmas Day 1981. Boundy died from a self-inflicted shot of undiluted heroin believed to have been supplied by Alphonse Gangitano, the Black Prince of Lygon Street. Police suspected Gangitano of two murders, Greg Workman and Deborah Boundy. He was never charged.

 

ON THIS DAY – February 7, 1995

Greg Workman was murdered by Alphonse Gangitano, on the 7th February 1995, at 1 Wando Grove, St Kilda. Workman earnt a reputation for himself as man who could dodge danger. As a teenager he clocked up various convictions for assault, burglary, theft, malicious wounding, fire-arm possession, abduction, armed robbery and escape, but as he grew older he moved into the amphetamines and marijuana industry. He was rumoured to be in some considered famous armoured robberies and was known associates of the young Mark Moran and the infamous Russel “Mad Dog” Cox, the gang had committed large armoured robberies together. Workman was shot and killed by his close friend Alphonse Gangitano after failing to pay back a $50,000 loan to cover lingering gambling debts. On the first episode of Underbelly, this was dramatised as a $5,000 debt as a result of a failed “business venture”.

 

 

ON THIS DAY – January 9, 1999

VINCE MANNELLA – NORTH FITZROY

Vince Mannella, a former associate of Victor Peirce and Alphonse Gangitano, was ambushed and killed outside his home in North Fitzroy on the evening of 9 January. Media suspected his death was debt-related or part of an underworld power struggle but no suspects were ever named.

 

 

ON THIS DAY – December 25, 1981

Deborah Boundy aged 19, was presumed murdered on the 25th of December 1981. Boundy was a chief witness in the court case against Christopher Flannery for the murder of Wilson. She had been a girlfriend of Williams. She told police what she knew and then retracted her statement. She was on bail and living with her parents when she reported to the Collingwood Police Station on Christmas Day 1981. Boundy died from a self-inflicted shot of undiluted heroin believed to have been supplied by Alphonse Gangitano, the Black Prince of Lygon Street. Police suspected Gangitano of two murders, Greg Workman and Deborah Boundy. He was never charged.