Police search Mt Lawley home looking for body of missing man Nicola La Falce

Police plan to dig up the backyard of a home in Perth’s inner-city suburbs where they believe they may find the remains of a man who hasn’t been seen since 1994. key points: Mr La Falce was last seen at a pizza shop in January 1994 Detectives recently launched a cold case review with $500,000 … Read more

Steven Johnson faces court charged with alleged murder of Christopher Jarvis

A missing person cold case of 16 years has had a major breakthrough, with two men charged with the alleged murder of Wangoom man Christopher Jarvis. key points: Wangoom man Christopher Jarvis has not been seen since 2006 Former police officer Steven Frederick Johnson, 70, and Glenn Ernest Fenwick, 59, have been charged with murder … Read more

Former police officer charged with murder of missing man Christopher Jarvis

Two men have been charged with murder after the 2006 disappearance of Christopher Jarvis. key points: Wangoom man Christopher Jarvis has not been seen since 2006 Glenn Fenwick, 59, has been charged with murder A former police officer, 70, has also been charged with murder The Wangoom man vanished after his car was found torched … Read more

Christopher Jarvis missing persons case reopened 16 years after Wangoom man’s disappearance

Victoria Police has reopened its investigation into the disappearance of Victorian man Christopher Douglas Jarvis, who was last seen 16 years ago. Key points: Victoria Police are reinvestigating the disappearance of Wangoom man Christopher Jarvis Mr Jarvis has not been seen since his car was found torched in 2006 His children say it’s been some … Read more

John Bowie found guilty in NSW Supreme Court of murdering wife, Roxlyn, 40 years ago

John Bowie has been found guilty of murdering his wife Roxlyn in Walgett 40 years ago. Key points: John Bowie has been found guilty of murdering his wife Roxlyn 40 years ago Ms Bowie disappeared from her Walgett home on June 5, 1982 The jury took just four-and-a-half hours to return its verdict after a … Read more

NSW Police increase reward for information about suspicious death of Cessnock teenager Allison Newstead

New South Wales Police hope an increased reward will prompt people to come forward with information about the suspicious death of a teenage girl in the Hunter region almost 30 years ago. Key points: The reward for information has increased to $750,000 Allison Newstead’s body was found in an abandoned colliery NSW Police suspect multiple … Read more

John Bowie’s former partners tell murder trial about ‘lots of violence’ in their relationships

The Crown prosecutor’s case against John Bowie has concluded with two former partners accusing him of domestic violence. Key points: John Bowie has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife Roxlyn Bowie She disappeared from their Walgett home on June 5, 1982 He was charged with her murder in October 2019, more than 37 years … Read more

Woman’s childhood discovery leads to breakthrough in Roxlyn Bowie cold case, court hears

A woman has told a Supreme court jury she was eight years old when she uncovered clothing, jewelery and bones while digging in the backyard of her father’s home in 1994. Key points: Roxlyn Bowie disappeared from her Walgett home in June 1982 In October 2019 her husband John Bowie was charged with her murder … Read more

Man accused of killing wife admits to bringing other women to family home for sex

A man accused of killing his wife told police about bringing other women to the family home for sex, complained about his wife’s lack of experience and admitted to “back-handing her”, a court has been told. Key points: John Bowie is standing trial accused of murdering his wife Roxlyn The couple lived in Walgett with … Read more

John Bowie’s daughter describes father ‘choking’ her mother, Roxlyn, shoving food down her shirt

The daughter of a man accused of murdering his wife 40 years ago has told a court she witnessed her father choke her mother down her shirt in the days before she disappeared. Key points: Roxlyn Bowie was last seen alive on June 5, 1982 at her home in Walgett in NSW north-west Her husband … Read more