Tag Archives: suspicious death

“WE WERE IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME” – Sunday June 23 2013

– Six young Australians are about to be placed on Interpol’s most-wanted list as diplomatic tension mounts over a formal demand that they return to Peru and stand trial for murder. Melbourne trio Hugh and Tom Hanlon and Jessica Vo … Continue reading

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DETECTIVE TELLS INQUEST OF ‘CATASTROPHIC’ INVESTIGATION – Tuesday June 18 2013

– A Victoria Police investigation into the violent death of a patient at a state-run psychiatric hospital was “manifestly inadequate”, with crucial physical evidence not collected and potential witnesses not questioned, a scathing report by the Homicide Squad has found. … Continue reading

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HARD TO PROVE ASSAULT DEATH – Monday May 27 2013

– Charges will not be laid in the case of a grandad who collapsed and died in front of police as he told them he had been attacked. Geoffrey Ashton, 78, collapsed in the foyer of Croydon police station. He … Continue reading

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LOVE SCAM RESCUE – Thursday May 23 2013

– Police have twice stopped a woman, 73, from boarding a plane to Africa to meet an online romance scammer who fleeced her of $75,000. Isabell’s daughter, Ann, 48, said she feared if her mother had not been stopped from … Continue reading

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BOY’S DEATH MYSTERY – Tuesday May 21 2013

– A post mortem on the body of a one-year-old boy could hold the key to his mysterious death last week. Homicide Squad detectives interviewed a 31-year-old Richmond woman and a Burwood man, 30, about the suspicious death, but released … Continue reading

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BABY’S DEATH A TRAGIC MYSTERY – Sunday May 19 2013

Homicide Squad detectives have questioned a woman and man about the suspicious death of a 12-month-old boy in Richmond. Police interviewed neighbours at the Anderson Court commission complex after emergency services were called to the apartment block on Wednesday about … Continue reading

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TWO INTERVIEWED AFTER BABY’S DEATH – Sunday May 19 2013

– Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a 12-month-old boy in a Richmond public housing estate. Police and paramedics were called at 5pm on Wednesday to a home in Anderson Court, where they found the boy’s body. … Continue reading

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PARENTS INSIST ENGINEER WAS MURDERED – Wednesday May 15 2013

– Months before Shane Todd was found hanging in his Singapore apartment, the US engineer told his parents his life was being threatened. “We believe our son was murdered. We know our son was murdered,” said Mary Todd, a US … Continue reading

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VISITORS’ LOG MISSING IN DEATH FALL CASE – Thursday May 2 2013

– A worker at the apartment building where Phoebe Handsjuk fell 12 storeys to her death found that a log of who entered the complex on the day the young woman died went missing, a court has heard. The worker … Continue reading

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MAN DIES IN CUSTODY – Thursday May 2 2013

– The Homicide Squad is investigating the death of a man being taken by police to hospital in Melbourne’s south-east. A 37-year-old man, who police say was subject to a community treatment order, was being driven to Casey Hospital in … Continue reading

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