Category Archives: Physical evidence

Criminal evidence (inc. adhesive tape, rope, soil, trace evidence, fibres, textiles, dyes, poisons, fertilisers) in relation to homicide, suicide, sexual assault, break & enter, hit & run etc.
Includes explosives, IEDs (Improvised explosive devices) oil spills and comparisons, physical evidence examination

Greg Dufty death: Up to five people involved, police say

Brisbane Times 26 November 2015

Police believe up to five people may have been involved in the death of 37-year-old Greg Dufty.

Officers have charged a third man with murder over the case, and are preparing for a weekend search to find potential murder weapons.

Arundel man Liam Bliss was arrested on Wednesday afternoon and charged with murder.

Police are continuing to appeal for information about Mr Dufty’s death, with his body yet to be located.

Murder accused said ‘I think I did kill him’

Brisbane Times AAP  25 November 2015

A witness to the fatal attack of a New Zealand national in Cairns says she heard the murder accused saying, “I think I actually did kill him”.

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McCulkin murder accused ‘bragged’ of 33 kills

Brisbane Times AAP 25 November 2015

O’Dempsey’s one-time girlfriend Kerri-Anne Scully on Wednesday told the hearing her former beau – who also had a short-lived relationship with her mother years before – confessed to the killings as they perused a book he was mentioned in.

The hearing also heard from former gangster Peter Hall, who said Dubois had told him he was “forced to participate” in the McCulkin murders but maintained he didn’t personally kill any of the women.

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Update: Murder charge, Ashmore

QPS News 25 November 2015

Police investigating the disappearance of a 37-year-old Greg Dufty, last seen in Ashmore on July 6, have today charged a third man.

A 25-year-old Arundel man has been charged with one count of murder and is scheduled to appear before the Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow morning, November 26.  Officers continue to appeal for witnesses to the incident, particularly in relation to Mr Dufty’s body which is yet to be located.

Investigations are continuing.

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Teen set on fire on Gold Coast was inside his car: police

Brisbane Times Kim Stephens 23 November 2015

Police have admitted the case of a teenager doused in fuel and set alight on the Gold Coast on Sunday morning is “bizarre”, saying the 19-year-old was torched inside his car.

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Sister of McCulkin family murder accused says brother was not involved

ABC News Stephanie Small 23 November 2015

The brother of a man accused of killing the McCulkin family 40 years ago has told a Brisbane court the man’s co-accused did it to cover his tracks.  Gary Dubois’ brother Paul Dubois claims Vincent O’Dempsey committed the crime

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Update 2: Murder charge, Aurukun

QPS News 23 November 2015

A 43-year-old Aurukun man has been charged with one count of murder following investigations into the death of a 30-year-old man in Aurukun on Saturday night.

The man is due to appear in the Aurukun Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Investigations into the death and other incidents that occurred over the weekend are continuing.

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Update: disturbances and suspicious death, Aurukun