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

Cole Miller: Daniel Maxwell to stand trial for one-punch death

Courier Mail Kate McKenna 22 August 2016

DANIEL Maxwell has been committed to stand trial over the alleged one-punch attack on elite water-polo player Cole Miller. Maxwell and his co-accused Armstrong Renata were each charged with unlawful striking causing death in January after Mr Miller, 18, succumbed to massive brain trauma.

Read more:  http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/cole-miller-second-man-daniel-maxwell-to-stand-trial-for-onepunch-death/news-story/6f883e3f32b0046e26acc67d6c1438d3

Update 2: Homicide investigation, Labrador

QPS News 22 August 2016

Police have charged a woman with murder following investigations into a homicide that occurred this afternoon at Labrador this afternoon.  Around 2pm police were called to an address in Imperial Parade after reports of a shot being fired.

As a result it will be alleged a 43-year-old man sustained serious injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.  A 48-year-old woman taken into police custody at the scene has been charged with one count of murder.  She is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow.

View at source:  http://mypolice.qld.gov.au/blog/2016/08/22/update-2-homicide-investigation-labrador/

Manslaughter charge, Brisbane

QPS News 22 August 2016

A 50-year-old Wavell Heights man will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today charged with manslaughter.   This follows an investigation into an incident at the Prince Charles Hospital involving an 81-year-old Albany Creek man on April 30.  The man later died at the Royal Brisbane and Woman’s Hospital on May 15.

View at source:  http://mypolice.qld.gov.au/blog/2016/08/22/manslaughter-charge-brisbane/

Security guard bailed for death of man, 81, at Brisbane’s Prince Charles Hospital (Courier Mail)

Shane Kilgariff, 50, appeared in the dock at the Brisbane Magistrates Court this morning.  Bail was not opposed and he was released on strict conditions including that he report to police regularly.

Sara Connor: Blood analysed in Bali police murder case as Australian held for third night

ABC News Samantha Hawley 22 August 2016

Defence lawyers are beginning to mount a case after an Australian woman and her British boyfriend were charged with the murder of a police officer in Bali.   Denpasar Police Chief Hadi Purnomi told the ABC blood from the site of the police officer’s death had been examined.

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House fire, Warwick

QPS News 20 August 2016

Police are investigating a house fire which occurred in Warwick earlier tonight.  Around 6.40pm the house on Wantley Street was engulfed in fire and totally destroyed.

Police have located a body in the burnt out house which has yet to be identified but is believed to be a male resident in his 50’s. Scenes of Crime officers are investigating the scene to establish the cause of the fire.

View at source:  http://mypolice.qld.gov.au/blog/2016/08/20/house-fire-warwick/

Body found after Qld caravan park blast

News.com.au AAP August 19, 2016

A man’s body has been found following an explosion that tore apart a mobile home west of Brisbane.
Police located the body in the wreckage of the bus, which was being used as a campervan.
It was completely destroyed in the explosion about 4am on Friday at the Atkinson Dam Road park, 80km west of Brisbane.
Investigators remain at the scene of the fire, which is being treated as suspicious.
Police are yet to release details about the identity of the body.

Read at source: http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/one-missing-after-qld-caravan-park-blast/news-story/c21eac3aba8ba4ae11634d921a23b72a

Burning body on Tweed roadside identified as Logan woman

The Courier Mail Jeremy Pierce and Jessica Elder 19 August 2016

POLICE have identified a body found smouldering on the side of the road in northern NSW as a missing woman from Logan.
A passer-by near the tiny town of Tumbulgum in the Tweed Valley made the grisly discovery on Thursday morning.
Detectives have now identified the body as that of Sabrina Bremer, a Logan woman reported missing yesterday.

Read more: http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/crime-and-justice/burning-body-on-tweed-roadside-identified-as-logan-woman/news-story/0a28480bd8a35110e939d5cdbe595c9e