Local News


police news

As part of missing persons week, SAPOL have listed a number of long term unidentified skeletal discoveries with some attached to Riverland locations.

The local cases date back to the 1950's, with others in the 70's and 80s.

Detective Inspector Brett Featherby from Major Crime Investigation Branch said “The identification of remains will often assist police in determining if the disappearance of the deceased is suspicious or not"

Detective Inspector Featherby added further "Since March of 2019 Operation Persevere has successfully identified 10 unidentified human remains". 

Further details on SAPOL’s Operation Persevere can be found here

Anyone with further information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1300 000 333.

Image - 5RM/MAGIC931