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

Rachel Antonio: Altercation involving missing teen prior to her disappearance, coroner finds

ABC News 28 July 2016

There was a physical altercation between Bowen teenager Rachel Antonio and a person of interest in her disappearance, a Queensland coroner has found.  After the two-year inquest hearing from 60 witnesses, Mr O’Connell said he was unable to say what the teenager’s precise cause of death was or where her body was.

Read more:  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-28/rachel-antonio-inquest-findings-handed-down/7668028

Min Tae Kim killing: Sanghyun Hwang found guilty of murder in Brisbane

ABC News 28 July 2016

Sanghyun Hwang has been found guilty of murdering fellow Korean Min Tae Kim in December 2013 in Brisbane.

The Supreme Court jury retired earlier today to consider its verdict and found 31-year-old Hwang had killed 28-year-old Mr Kim during a botched money exchange at a property in Algester, an outer suburb of Brisbane.

Read more:  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-28/sanghyun-hwang-found-guilty-murder-min-tae-kim-brisbane/7668476

Ryther neighbours ‘heard woman scream’ night of alleged murder

Brisbane Times AAP  27 July 2016

A neighbour heard a “huge scream” the night a pregnant McDonald’s worker was fatally attacked as she walked to a shift, a Queensland court has heard.

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Tony McGrath murder: Charges dropped against former brothel madam

ABC News 28 July 2016

Murder charges against a former brothel madam over the execution-style shooting of a Brisbane rugby league referee have been dropped.  She will no longer face trial over the death of Tony McGrath on the pre-existing charges of murder and attempted murder.

Read more:  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-28/brothel-madam-murder-charge-dropped-over-tony-mcgrath-murder/7667284

Update: Homicide investigation, Wulguru

QPS News 27 July 2016

Detectives have commenced a homicide investigation following the discovery of an elderly woman’s body at Wulguru this morning.

Police were conducting inquiries in Wright Street shortly after 9am in relation to the attempted murder of a 26-year-old woman and 28-year-old man last night officers located the body of an 80-year-old woman in a nearby residence.

A crime scene has been established at both locations.  A 32-year-old man arrested at the scene overnight remains in police custody at hospital as inquiries continue.  No further information is available at this time.

View at source:  http://mypolice.qld.gov.au/blog/2016/07/27/update-homicide-investigation-wulguru/

Townsville triple stabbing: Man arrested was released from jail on same afternoon  (ABC News)

Townsville triple stabbing: Man arrested was released from jail on same afternoon (ABC News)

Police discover woman’s body in Wulguru, south of Townsville

The Courier Mail | Clare Armstrong 27 July 2016

THE body of an elderly woman has been found by police investigating the attempted murder of two other people.

Police were inquiring about the attempted murder of a 26-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man on Wednesday morning at a house on Wright Street, Wulguru, south of Townsville, when they discovered the body of the 80-year-old woman at a nearby residence just after 9am.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/national/queensland/police-discover-womans-body-in-wulguru-south-of-townsville/news-story/77718a17e99d0956f900b9d5a2f56f6f

Drug ring brought down

Townsville Bulletin | Chris McMahon 27 July 2016

A MAJOR drug syndicate operating in Mount Isa with ties to Cairns and interstate criminal gangs has been brought down.

The 26-member syndicate, was flooding the streets with methamphetamine, cocaine, MDMA and cannabis.

Read more: http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/drug-ring-brought-down/news-story/5e3695f2ddb2162618fb67a2ae0ba588