Tag Archives: Victoria Police Homicide Squad detectives

$100,000 REWARD ANNOUNCED BY POLICE TO SOLVE 1979 MISSING PERSONS CASE

Monday September 23 2013 – Police will today announce a $100,000 reward in a bid to solve a cold case of a teenager who vanished in Melbourne more than 30 years ago. Kim Teer was hitchhiking around Australia when she … Continue reading

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BODIES DISCOVERED

Wednesday November 19 2014 – A body was found in a laneway in south-east Melbourne on Tuesday. A passer-by discovered the dead man in a lane off Inkerman Street in St Kilda East about 6:30am. The body was located between … Continue reading

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SHOOTING DEATH CHARGE

Thursday August 29 2013 – A 22-year-old Werribee man was charged last night over the shooting death of a man in Hoppers Crossing last week. Homicide detectives last night charged Harley Munt with manslaughter. Mr Munt was driven to the … Continue reading

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A MONSTER

Saturday August 24 2013 – He was the serial rapist the old Rape Squad wasn’t interested in. It was early 2000, and St Kilda’s streetwalkers were becoming wary of a fit young man preying on them – but were even … Continue reading

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EX-COP SUSPECT, POLICE EYE FORMER COLLEAGUE OVER DEATH OF GRAN FOUND IN POOL – Thursday August 15 2013

– A former policeman is the prime suspect in a murder. Homicide Squad detectives are focusing on the man, an officer for more than a decade, who knew Brenda Goudge, 61. She was found in a swimming pool at her … Continue reading

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KILLER MAY BE ON FILM, CONNELLY MURDER LEAD – Friday August 9 2013

– Homicide detectives have made a crucial breakthrough in the investigation of slain sex worker Tracy Connelly, believing they have captured her killer on CCTV. Detective Inspector John Potter said the grainy footage showed two people, believed to be Tracy … Continue reading

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HOODED SUSPECT, MAN IN STRIPED TOP SEEN NEAR SLAIN MUM’S HOME – Tuesday August 6 2013

– A man wearing a striped hoodie is the prime suspect for the vicious murder of a mother of three last week. Homicide Squad detectives hunting the killer of Kylie Blackwood say they are searching for a man seen wearing … Continue reading

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PROWLER CLUE TO MURDER MYSTERY – Sunday August 4 2013

– A witness has told police he saw a suspicious man “casing” the home of slain mother Kylie Blackwood hours before her twin daughters found her dead. The witness – a tradesman working nearby – later said he saw the … Continue reading

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CAR A CLUE IN SLAYING – Friday July 26 2013

– A four-wheel-drive vehicle parked “oddly” in a road where a woman was killed could prove to be a vital clue, police say. Homicide Squad detectives are appealing to anyone who saw the dark-coloured car parked in Massey Avenue, Reservoir, … Continue reading

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COP WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE BY ACCIDENT – Friday July 26 2013

– Is there a statute of limitations on police corruption? Now that Detective Senior Sergeant Jeff Smith has finally quit “the job”, he’s decided to come clean about something that happened in 1985. Smith was in the Major Crime Squad, … Continue reading

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