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Rick Thorburn Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Bio, Dating, Facts

Rick Thorburn is a notorious Australian criminal. He was sentenced to prison for the murder of 12 years old Tiahleigh Palmer.

NameRick Thorburn
Height5 feet 10 inches
WifeJulene Thorburn
ChildrenJoshua Thorburn and Trent Thorburn

Rick was serving for his crime in Wolston Correctional Centre. Recently, he was found unresponsive on his cell. His health condition is yet to improve.  

10 Facts on Rick Thorburn 

Rick Thorburn is a convicted killer charged with the murder of Tiahleigh Palmer. He is around the age of 60-65 years old in 2020. However, his official birthday remains unknown. 

Tiahleigh Palmer was a 12 years old girl living under the foster care of Rick Thorburn. Sadly, she was killed on October 30, 2015, and her body was thrown on the bank of the river.

According to the Wiki page, Rick and his family were the earliest suspects in the crime. In fact, he was already facing charges for nine different crimes. 

Thorburn resided in Queensland, Australia. Thus, the criminal was of Australian nationality. Similarly, he was taking care of Tiahleigh as her foster parent. 

Rick had claimed that he had left Palmer in school. However, after a forensic exam of his car, he was found guilty of the crime. Thus, he was accused of the murder. 

On May 25, 2018, Thorburn was pleaded guilty for the murder. Furthermore, he was sentenced to life imprisonment without a chance of parole for 20 years.

Speaking about his wife, Thorburn was married to Julene Thorburn. Moreover, she was also involved with the crime and sentenced to 18 months of prison. 

Rick had 2 sons: Joshua Thorburn and Trent Thorburn. Both of them faced prison for lying under oath. Moreover, Trent was also accused of sexually abusing Palmer.

Rick’s height looks somewhere around 5 feet and 10 inches tall. Furthermore, he has a heavy shaped body and grey hair. 

Recently, Thorburn was rushed into hospital after he was found unconscious on his prison cell. In addition, his condition was stable, yet critical. 

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