Notorious Australian serial killer dies in prison

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An Australian serial killer has died in prison almost three decades after he murdered seven backpackers.

Ivan Milat spent a total of 23 years behind bars.

The 74-year-old was serving seven consecutive life sentences after being convicted in 1996.

The murders he committed in the late 1980s and early 1990s made headlines across the globe.

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