Lesbian vampire killer Tracey Wigginton set to be released from jail

Richard Shears

Last updated at 4:11 PM on 21st December 2011

A lesbian vampire killer who stabbed a man to death and drank his blood from his almost-severed head is expected to be freed from jail soon after serving 20 years of a life sentence for her gruesome crime.

Tracey Wigginton, now 46, drank the blood of her council worker victim Edward Baldock in 1989 after luring him to a dark river bank with the promise of sex.

Instead she and other women with her attacked him, stabbing him so frequently and violently that his head was almost severed. Then, a court heard, Wigginton drank his blood.

Released: Tracey Wigginton who killed a man before drinking his blood is set to walk free

Released: Tracey Wigginton who killed a man before drinking his blood is set to walk free

It was a crime that shocked the world but Wigginton is now expected to be released from prison in Queensland within weeks following an independent parole board decision.

Her previous application last year had been denied, despite her lawyer’s argument that she would not be able to harm anyone if released because she suffered fro a debilitating back condition, a knee injury and require crutches to remain mobile.

She was the only one of the four women involved in the attack on the council worker to plead guilty to murder.

According to evidence compiled by police 47-year-old Edward Baldock was walking home in Brisbane after a night out drinking with friends when he was offered a lift by Wigginton, her lesbian lover Lisa Ptachinski, and two other women.

They drove him to a park beside the Brisbane river where, having enticed Mr Baldock from the car with the promise of sexual favours, he was brutally attacked.

According to evidence provided by Ptaschinski, Wigginton, a self-confessed female vampire, then drank his blood.

His body was found the following day – and in one of his shoes was a cash card bearing the name of Tracey Wigginton. Police made an early arrest.

At her trial, Wigginton told the jury she did not live on solid food but drank the blood of pigs and cows which she obtained from her local butcher.

Ptaschinski told the court that she would slit her own wrists so that Wigginton could drink her blood.

Wigginton and her Ptaschiski were sentenced to life imprisonment while one of the other women, Kim Jervis was sentenced to 18 years jail for manslaughter.

The fourth woman, Tracey Waugh, was acquitted after a court decided she had played no active role in the murder and had tried to prevent Jervis from taking part.

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For the public interest they should lobotomize any vampires they release.

So sickening…
What I don’t get with these ‘vampires’ is how their bodies stomach blood? Maybe I was misinformed, but I was always under the impression that consuming more than a tablespoon of blood would cause a person to vomit?
This woman clearly had some deep-seeded psychological issues. Society needs to be protected from her… I find it highly unlikely that whatever psychological issue she had which led her to have these delusions and kill this poor man have been resolved in prison.

The parole board must have trained in Britain.

I think the she is going to change her luring technique nowadays!

creepy creepy creepy

Had any treatment at all in prison, to get over her little vampire fantasies?

How is it right that these people get released to enjoy a subsidised life and their victims are still dead and their families hearts still broken. Yet capital punishment is inhuman?? Its getting worse folks!

And amazingly, she still looks the same age as when she ‘went in’, creepy eh??

She is no longer a danger because she uses crutches? Yeah right. Releasing her makes no sense at all.

I am shocked she served 20 Years. This is before the greatest excuse for Crime- Mental Health came into vogue. In Australia you basically commit any crime and get off with the good old Mental Health, Anxiety or Depression excuse. Our Judges love it. Gaoling someone with these issues displays ignorance.

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