It was a matter of kill or be killed. So Matthew Charles Johnson got in first before Carl Williams got to him, launching a ''pre-emptive strike'', his trial heard yesterday.
The man who killed one of Australia's most prolific murderers has himself been found guilty of murder.
Andrea Petrie THESE are the final moments of the gangland murderer Carl Williams. Three minutes of chilling, silent footage depict how the 39-year-old murderer and drug dealer died on April 19 last year.
LIVESTREAM: from 4.45pm, Victoria Police respond to the death of gangland figure Carl Williams.
The police who arrested Carl Williams talk about the circumstances behind and the moment of the arrest. The story behind the picture. Photo: Angela Wylie
Underbelly co-author and senior crime writer Andrew Rule reflects on the life of gangland identity Carl Williams.
Homicide squad detectives have driven to Barwon Prison to take control of the investigation into the death of notorious underworld identity Carl Williams.
Gangland killer Carl Williams has reportedly died after being bashed at Barwon Prisoner.
Christine Nixon cops a grilling on morning chat show The Circle.
Friends, adversaries and professionals react to the violent death of underworld criminal Carl Williams.
A gold coffin containing the body of gangland killer Carl Williams arrives at his funeral in Melbourne.
Forensic evidence has given some context to the Williams murder, putting pressure on authorities to explain how a maximum security prison killing took place.
Slain gangland killer Carl Williams is laid to rest in Melbourne.
RAW VISION: Mourners hide their faces as eight bearers carry Carl Williams' gold coffin out of St Therese church.
Matthew Johnson, the man accused of murdering Carl Williams, can be named after court orders suppressing his identity are lifted.
City gunman Christopher Wayne Hudson is fighting to reduce his 35-year minimum sentence.
John Silvester John Silvester examines the many Victoria Police taskforces into drugs gangs and organised crime and asks 'Are they working?'
John Silvester On one hand mass-killer Julian Knight is the perfect candidate for parole.
Justine Ford Between five and six each weekday morning, Steven Bradley caught the bus to a Brisbane veterinary surgery to groom people's pets and mop the floors.
Nino Bucci The Hells Angels have joined forces with a feared gang run by the killer of underworld kingpin Carl Williams inside Barwon Prison, giving the bikies unprecedented influence inside Victoria's...