Katherine Knight: Australian’s Killer Cannibal

Twenty one years ago, in Aberdeen, New South Wales, Australia, Katherine Knight slaughtered her partner and prepared him as a meal for his children and herself. But how did it get to that point?

Show Notes

Trigger Warning: violence, graphic details, mentions of abuse and rape.

Katherine Knight’s unfortunate childhood and toxic past relationships molded her into a violent, abusive woman. But no one thought it would end like this, with her being the first woman in Australia to be sentenced to life without parole as a result. Join us as we take a deeper look into darkness of Knight.


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Researched, Written, Edited & Produced by Gabi Fiore

Music by Dan Moretti

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