TIMELINE - Jill Meagher's death at the hands of Adrian Ernest Bayley

TIMELINE - Jill Meagher's death at the hands of Adrian Ernest Bayley.
TIMELINE - Jill Meagher's death at the hands of Adrian Ernest Bayley.

Adrian Ernest Bayley history

August 1990 - he attempted to rape a 17-year-old girl walking home from a bus stop.

December 1990 - abducted and attempted to rape a teenage hitch hiker.

1991 - pleaded guilty to both offences and was jailed for five years, with minimum of three.

April 1993 - released from jail after serving 22 months.

September 2000 - first of five rapes against five women working as prostitutes in Melbourne's St Kilda red light district.

April 2002 – jailed for 11 years with a minimum of eight after pleading guilty to rapes.

2009 – completed sex offender programme prior to release on parole in 2010.

August 12, 2011 – king hit man in Geelong. He pleaded guilty to assault and was bailed pending appeal against sentence.

September 22, 2012 – while on parole he attacked Jill Meagher as she was walking home.

Jill Meagher history

1990 – Jill first moved to Australia from Drogheda, Ireland, with her family, for her father’s job. She later returned to Ireland with the family.

1991 - She attended St Oliver's and Drogheda Grammar School.

2001- Jill meets Tom on their first day at University College, Dublin.

Jill Meagher (nee McKeon) met her husband, Tom, on their first day at university in Dublin. Photo: Supplied.
Jill Meagher (nee McKeon) met her husband, Tom, on their first day at university in Dublin. Photo: Supplied.

2008 - Jill McKeon married Tom Meagher in Ireland, 2008.

2009 - Tom and Jill moved to Melbourne.

GALLERY: Melbourne mourns Jill Meagher - click through to see the photos.
GALLERY: Melbourne mourns Jill Meagher - click through to see the photos.

Crossing paths timeline

September 23 – Jill Meagher disappearance treated as missing persons case. Police release public call for information.

September 24 – Homicide Squad detectives take over the case after Jill’s handbag found.

September 25 – Forensic officers search Meagher home and release CCTV footage of Jill speaking to man in blue hoodie.

September 27 – Bayley arrested in Coburg.

Adrian Ernest Bayley was arrest on September 27, 2012 in Coburg for the rape and murder of Jill Meagher. Photo: 7News.
Adrian Ernest Bayley was arrest on September 27, 2012 in Coburg for the rape and murder of Jill Meagher. Photo: 7News.

September 28 – Jill Meagher’s body is found. Bayley remanded in custody and charged with murder.

March 12, 2013 – Adrian Bayley pleads not guilty to murder and two of three counts of rape.

April 5 – Adrian Bayley changes plea to guilty.

June 19 - Judgement day for Adrian Bayley as sentence handed down by Supreme Court Judge.


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