Serial killer who beat her fiancée to death with a plank of wood is arrested over alleged sex crime against a middle aged man
- Regina Kaye Arthurell, 75, was arrested on Friday over alleged sexual touching
- Arthurell is expected to be charged after several alleged incidents reported
- She has been convicted three times for homicide and is back behind bars
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A woman convicted three times for homicide is back behind bars after being arrested for an alleged sexual crime.
Regina Kaye Arthurell, 75, was arrested on Friday by police in Campbelltown, Sydney after a man, 55, reported several incidents of sexual touching last week. The pair know each other.
Arthurell has been taken to Campbelltown Police Station and is expected to be charged.
The woman is subject to a two-year extended supervision order after her prison term for the 1995 murder of former partner Venet Mulhall expired in May 2021.
The convicted killer was released from Sydney’s Long Bay jail in November last year, where she came out as transgender and changed her name from Reginald to Regina
The ESO has more than 40 conditions, including requiring her to be subject to electronic monitoring despite her lawyers contending it was unnecessary and oppressive.
Arthurell first killed in 1974, having committed the manslaughter of her stepfather Thomas Thornton who was said to have been very abusive.
In 1981, she committed the manslaughter of naval officer Ross Browning in a Northern Territory robbery.
Arthurell (above) was taken to Campbelltown police station in Sydney’s south-west and is expected to be charged
A few years after being released, she murdered Ms Mulhall by bludgeoning her to death with a piece of wood at her Coonabarabran home in central NSW.
Alcohol was implicated in all of the killings, which were committed under her birth name Reginald Kenneth Arthurell before she came out as transgender in custody.
Ms Mulhall’s brother has long-held fears she will kill again.
Arthurell is now blind in one eye and her other health problems include significant hand tremors.