Tag Archives: Victoria Police Cold Case Unit

NEW HOPE FOR AUSTRALIAN COLD CASE HOMICIDES

May 24 2014 Pia Navida’s killer was jailed this week 22 years after he killed her. Source: News Limited It took more than two decades, but this week the man who killed Pia Navida was finally brought to justice. Steve … Continue reading

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MUTTERING MURDERER’S APPEAL REJECTED – Tuesday May 28 2013

– He got away with murdering his wife for more than 20 years until he started talking about it. To himself. Cold Case Unit detectives had bugged John Vincent McDonald’s home in 2007 and recorded the conversations he was having … 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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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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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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COLD CASE UNIT EYES HOT ARREST PROSPECTS – Tuesday March 19 2013

– Victoria Police’s Cold Case Unit had identified 30 unsolved homicides it believes can be solved. Some of the murder mysteries date back decades. One breakthrough came just last week, concerning the 1980 murder of Maria James in her Thornbury … Continue reading

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