Tag Archives: cold case

MAFIA VICTIM HUNT – Thursday June 13 2013

– Detectives are hopeful of a major breakthrough in the Calabrian mafia murder of anti-drugs campaigner Donald Mackay in 1977. Police armed with search warrants and earthmoving equipment yesterday began searching a property just west of Hay, New South Wales, … Continue reading

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POLICE BOOST REWARD IN COLD-CASE MURDER – Thursday May 23 2013

– A $500,000 reward is being offered to solve the murder of a Victorian man, who police fear was killed by a “psychopath” linked to another slaying and at least six rapes. Rodney James Mitchell was killed 30 years ago … Continue reading

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$500,000 TO CATCH A KILLER – Thursday May 23 2013

– Cold-case investigators will today post a huge reward to solve a brutal 1983 lover’s lane killing. Operation Busied investigators have been quietly working on the murder of Rodney James Mitchell, which took place 30 years ago today. They will … Continue reading

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POLICE TARGET SRI LANKAN BUSINESSMAN OVER DOUBLE MURDER CASE – Monday March 25 2013

– Homicide detectives are yet to track down a Sri Lankan businessman whom they believe holds the key to unlocking a decade-old murder mystery. Nihal York has been on the run for at least three years and is wanted for … Continue reading

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I’LL KEEP DIGGING – Saturday March 30 2013

– A new search for the body of missing schoolboy Terry Floyd will start next week. His brother, Daryl, has raised enough money to continue excavating the old gold mine where he believes a paedophile disposed of Terry’s body in … Continue reading

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KILLER TO STAY FREE – Friday March 22 2013

– The one-punch killing of a young man outside a nightclub six years ago would likely remain unsolved, an inquest was told yesterday. Police recently reviewed evidence in the death of Shannon McCormack outside the former QBH nightclub. Fresh CCTV … Continue reading

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ALIBI QUERY A KEY TO KILLER – Friday March 22 2013

– Having initially nabbed the wrong man for the 2002 bashing murder of security guard Slawomir Tomczyk, police are now confident they are closing in on the right one. Peter Samuel Smith spent 11 months on remand before being exonerated … Continue reading

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MURDER SEX TAPE LINK – Wednesday March 20 2013

– A homemade sex videotape could have triggered the unsolved 1984 murders of a mother and a daughter. Homicide Squad Cold Case Unit head Ron Iddles is having a fresh look at the murders of Margaret Tapp and her daughter, … Continue reading

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HUNDREDS OF UNSOLVED CRIMES TO GO UNDER FORENSIC MICROSCOPE – Tuesday March 19 2013

– Every one of the 280 unsolved murders on the Homicide Squad’s books since 1950 will eventually be reviewed. For operational reasons, Cold Case Squad head Ron Iddles yesterday wouldn’t reveal details of the 25 unsolved homicides currently being reviewed, … Continue reading

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PRIEST IMPLICATED IN BOOKSHOP SLAYING, 33 YEARS ON – Tuesday March 19 2013

– Murdered Maria James’ younger son has broken a 33-year silence to implicate the family priest in the stabbing slaying of his mother. And the Cold Case Squad believes DNA tests can now finally determine whether the late Father Anthony … Continue reading

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