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

Biddeston shooting: Grandfather took own life after murdering grandson, daughter

ABC News 6 March 2015

Autopsies have confirmed that a grandfather shot himself after killing his young grandson and pregnant daughter at their home near Toowoomba earlier this week.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-06/biddeston-shootings-grandfather-took-own-life/6284866

Special court to review Eunji Ban case

Brisbane Times 5 March 2015

The Brisbane man accused of murdering South Korean woman Eunji Ban is expected to have his case heard by a mental health court soon.

Alex Reuben McEwan’s case was mentioned in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Duty lawyer Rosemary Gilbert said the 20-year-old’s matter is listed for hearing in Mental Health Court sittings that start on April 20.

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/special-court-to-review-eunji-ban-case-20150305-13w37k.html

Toowoomba shootings: Boy’s post-mortem results could take six months

Brisbane Times 5 March 2015

Police investigating the deaths of three family members in a murder-suicide near Toowoomba say it could take six months before they determine how a seven-year-old boy died.

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/toowoomba-shootings-boys-postmortem-results-could-take-six-months-20150305-13vx1r.html

Suspicious Death, Highgate Hill

QPS News 6 March 2015

Detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a 42-year-old man in Highgate Hill, early this morning.

Police were called to the address in Gladstone Road, Highgate Hill at around 12:30am. Upon arriving at the scene officers located the body of a recently deceased man.

A crime scene has been established and detectives from Dutton Park Criminal Investigation Branch are investigating.

There is no further information available at this time.

http://mypolice.qld.gov.au/blog/2015/03/06/suspicious-death-highgate-hill/

Other news:

Police investigating man’s death in Highgate Hill / Brisbane Times

Police investigating suspicious death after man’s body found in Brisbane’s inner south early today / The Courier Mail

Details emerge of accused killer grandfather’s troubled past

News.com.au Thomas Chamberlin  March 05, 2015

DETECTIVES are investigating whether a seven-year-old boy was suffocated or strangled by his troubled grandfather, who then killed his pregnant daughter with a rifle and turned the gun on himself.
Forensic teams on Wednesday continued examining the house near Toowoomba where police believe Derek John Sharpley, 52, killed his pregnant daughter Kris-Deann, 27, and her son Jackson, 7, before he took his own life on Sunday night.

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The disturbed teen who killed his older brother to protect his beloved teacher, a local KKK leader

News.com.au Shannon Molloy March 05, 2015

WITHOUT a word, Anthony Rowlingson crept up behind his older brother Robert while he tinkered on his car, loaded a shotgun and fired a bullet into the back of his head.
The disturbed 16-year-old’s brutal act rocked the small Queensland community of Pittsworth and tore apart his farming family — and he did it all to protect the secret of his twisted teacher, who was the leader of a local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.

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Sudden death, Mt Garnett

Qld Police Media Mar. 4, 2015

Police are investigating the sudden death of a 43-year-old man in Mount Garnett today.
Police were called to an address in Opal Street just before midday. Following attempts by emergency services to revive the man he was pronounced deceased a short time later.
A crime scene has been declared and police continue to investigate.

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