ABC News Sharnie Kim 6 December 2013
The trial of a Cairns man accused of murdering his wife has heard he hid her mobile phone inside an urn containing his former deceased wife’s ashes.
Klaus Andres, 70, has admitted disposing of his 42-year-old wife Li Ping Cao’s body with acid, but has pleaded not guilty to her murder in October 2011.
ABC News Allyson Horn 6 December 2013
The Queensland coroner has recommended an internal inquiry into the police investigation into the death of a Townsville woman in the state’s north, after handing down an open finding at the inquest.
Jenny Lee Cook, 29, was found dead outside her home in 2009.
A bloodied knife was found wedged into a security grill of a window.
The coronial inquest has looked at the circumstances surrounding her death and the adequacy of the police investigation.
The Courier Mail Kathleen Donaghy December 06, 2013
MARYBOROUGH police are investigating the suspicious death of an infant who was originally believed to have died from SIDS.
Police have spent up to four months investigating the death of the baby boy, who died on September 1.
The Courier Mail December 06, 2013
DANIEL Morcombe, 13, went missing while waiting for a bus in 2003. It was almost eight years before his remains were found. Next year, a man will face trial charged with his murder.
In that time his name would become synonymous with the community’s efforts to protect children from harm. This is how his story unfolded.
The Courier Mail Brooke Baskin December 05, 2013
A “COWARDLY” killer has been sent to jail for life for murdering his best mate by shooting him in the back of the head, stuffing his body into a concrete-filled drum and dumping it in the Caboolture River.
A jury in the Supreme Court of Brisbane took less than an hour to find Anthony Charles Oliver, 38, guilty of the “brutal” killing of Norm Cheney, 41, on December 20, 2010.
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ABC News Renee Cluff and Kirsty Nancarrow 5 December 2013
The trial for a man accused of murdering his wife and dissolving her body in acid in Cairns in far north Queensland has been shown a video where he pleads for public help to find her.
Klaus Andres, 70, has pleaded not guilty to murdering his 42-year-old wife Li Ping Cao, but he has admitted to disposing of her body with acid…
Government medical officer, Dr Baden Ian Bennett, gave evidence that he examined Andres on November 20 in 2011.
The Cairns Post Caitlin Guilfoyle December 05, 2013
A DINNER fork did not cause these wounds – that’s what a doctor told Cairns Supreme Court yesterday.
The evidence was given in the trial of Cairns man Klaus Julius Andres, 70, who is accused of murdering his wife Li Ping Cao, 42.
“They’re more a scooped out or punched out injury,” general practitioner Dr Baden Ian Bennett testified.
ABC News Kirsty Nancarrow and Sharnie Kim 5 December 2013
The mistress of a man accused of murdering his wife and dissolving her body in acid has given evidence at his trial in Cairns in far north Queensland.
Klaus Andres, 70, has pleaded guilty to interfering with the corpse of his 42-year-old Chinese wife Li Ping Cao by dissolving it in acid.
Qld Police Media December 5, 2013
Police investigating the suspicious death of an infant in Maryborough on September 1 are appealing for assistance with their investigation.
Police would like to speak to anyone who may have been in Ululah Lagoon (Anzac Park) on the corner of Alice and Cheapside streets after 6pm on Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31.
Specifically police would like to speak to a man who is described as aged in his late 30s or 40s, wearing a beanie.
Brisbane Times Natalie Bochenski December 5, 2013
A body has been discovered in a burnt-out vehicle at Tingalpa in Brisbane’s southeast.
Police were advised of a vehicle on fire in the Minippi Parklands off Stanton Road around 1.30am Thursday.
After emergency services extinguished the blaze, the body of a man was discovered inside the vehicle.
Investigations are continuing.