DOZENS OF CRIMES Detectives suspect Dixie may have got away with dozens of crimes in Australia after overstaying his visa to travel around the continent.
He was even suspected of being the notorious Claremont serial killer behind the disappearance of three women aged between 18 and 27 in 19.
Less than a month later Dixie attacked a Jehovah’s Witness in her 40s while his partner was out of the house on June 21, 1988.
She told how he cornered her in a lift after she knocked at his door and told her: ‘You have got to help me.
It was not long before he was convicted of exposing himself to two women in a car in June 1989.
He was given an 80 hour community service order at Woolwich Crown Court on September 1, 1989.
Friends who knew him in the Perth now remember how Dixie often made sick comments about his lust for women.
He attacked the 19 year-old Thai student at her home on June 21, 1998, when he was staying just 200 yards away in the suburb of Subiaco. ’ She told how he clambered through her window as she got ready for bed and said: ”Do you have any money?
Det Supt Stuart Cundy said: ‘We cannot believe this is the first murder he has done. He showed no shame or humility at all.’ SERIES OF SEX ATTACKS Although Dixie has been ruled out of any murder in the UK, it is thought he may have got away with a series of sex attacks while living in Australia between 19.I need it, I need it.’ The witness added: ‘I definitely thought he was going to rape me. It was then he hit me in the face.’ The woman only escaped by promising she would take him to her home for sex but instead drove to her parent’s home, forcing him to run off.Dixie was jailed for six months for indecent assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.On May 26 1988, when Dixie was 17 and living in Plumstead, south London, his girlfriend Sandra Beckhouse had a still-born baby.MOOD SWINGS He was prescribed the anti-depressant Seroxat after the tragedy but continued to have angry mood swings throughout his life.
His last UK conviction dates was in 1990 for assaulting a police officer when he tried to avoid arrest.