VISITOR A RIDDLE – Saturday April 20 2013

– Police investigating the mysterious death of a woman whose body was found in a garbage chute have released an image of man they wish to speak to.
The body of Phoebe Handsjuk, 24, was found in the garbage compacting area of the Balencea apartment complex in St Kilda Road in December 2010.
Her family have campaigned for an inquest after an initial police investigation concluded that she had most likely killed herself.
Their lawyers suggested there was sufficient evidence to suggest she might have been murdered.
Ms Handsjuk’s grandfather, retired detective Lorne Campbell, and other family say vital evidence wasn’t properly gathered and statements weren’t taken from all relevant people. The Homicide Squad passed the case to South Melbourne detectives within five days.
Investigators now wish to identify and speak to a man who used the lift in the apartment block on the day Ms Handsjuk’s body was found.
It is believed he entered the lift from the basement at 454 St Kilda Road at 3:50pm and possibly went to level 12.
There will be a directions hearing at the Coroner’s Court on May 1st, for an inquest in August.
An inquest has been opposed by lawyers for Ms Handsjuk’s then boyfriend, Antony Hampel – the son of retired Victorian Supreme Court judge George Hampel and stepson of County Court judge Felicity Hampel – Wayne Flower


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