Monthly Archives: September 2014

AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL POLICE INVESTIGATE AGED CARE HOME

Saturday September 14 2013 – A nursing home group closed down for failing to meet basic care standards is under investigation. The Health Department, which revoked regulatory approval for two homes in the Cambridge Aged Care Group, confirmed that it … Continue reading

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DRUG LAB RAIDED BY POLICE

Saturday September 14 2013 – Police have busted a suspected clandestine drug lab in Langwarrin, seizing drug-making paraphernalia. Boxes of cold and flu tablets, a common source of pseudoephedrine used in methamphetamine production, and beakers were discovered at the Yarralumla … Continue reading

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DNA OF MURDERED BABY ON RECOVERED BATON

Friday September 13 2013 – DNA of a baby boy found dead in his cot was detected on a home-made baton found in the house, a court heard yesterday. Zayden Veal-Whitting, 11-months-old, suffered at least 40 injuries in a frenzied … Continue reading

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PUBLIC APPEAL FOR WITNESSES OF MURDERED SEX WORKER

Thursday September 12 2013 – Police hunting the killer of St Kilda sex worker Tracy Connelly have released security camera images of two people who may have seen her killer. Police also said DNA recovered from the van did not … Continue reading

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CALLS TO CRIME STOPPERS NAME SUSPECTS IN THE MURDER OF A SUBURBAN MOTHER

Thursday September 12 2013 – Police are investigating whether a Pakenham mother who was stabbed to death in her home was murdered by someone who had an “infatuation”with her. Kylie Blackwood, 42, was found dead by her twin daughters when … Continue reading

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11-YEAR-OLD BOY RAPED WHILE WALKING TO SCHOOL

September 24 2014 – Police have stepped up patrols after a boy of 11 was allegedly dragged from a London street in broad daylight and raped. The horrific incident is believed to have happened in the stairwell of a building. … Continue reading

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POLICE FIND DNA OF SEX WORKER’S KILLER

Thursday September 12 2013 – The DNA of the murderer of St Kilda sex worker Tracy Connelly was found at the crime scene, police say. Detective Inspector John Potter, of the Homicide Squad, said the crucial evidence was found in … Continue reading

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THEORY TWIST OF MURDERED MOTHER

Thursday September 12 2013 – Police are investigating if a mother murdered in her home was killed by someone “infatuated” with her. Detective Inspector John Potter revealed the death of Kylie Blackwood, 42, in Pakenham, might have been by someone … Continue reading

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TEENAGE RAPE IN MELBOURNE SUBURB OF PRAHRAN

Wednesday September 11 2013 – Police are hunting a man who raped a teenager in the foyer of an inner-city apartment in a horrifying attack. The 19-year-old woman was approached by a man after she got out of a cab … Continue reading

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RECOVERY OF STOLEN XBOX LED TO BABY MURDER CHARGE

Wednesday September 11 2014 – The recovery of a stolen Xbox gave police a “strong lead” to charge a man with the murder of a baby, a court has heard. Harley Hicks, 20, is accused of murdering 11-month-old Zayden Veal … Continue reading

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