Simon Corbell has announced a big new push to crack outstanding murder cases in Canberra:
Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, has today announced the ACT Government would provide $2 million in rewards to help ACT Policing secure a conviction in four of Canberra’s unsolved murder cases.
The four unsolved murder cases will now each attract up to a $500,000 reward that would be paid for information that leads to the apprehension and subsequent conviction of the person or people responsible for the respective murders.
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The following unsolved homicides are now the subject of new reward offers:
1. Mr Francis (Frank) John Campbell: murdered in his Mawson unit between 11.30pm on Sunday May 1, 2005 and 3am on Monday May 2, 2005. Mr Campbell died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head;
2. Ms Susan Elizabeth Winburn: found dead inside her Gordon premises at 81 Knoke Avenue, Gordon, about 12.40pm, on Tuesday January 13, 2004. Ms Winburn was last seen alive at the Erindale Shopping Centre, Wanniassa. She died as a result of neck compression (strangulation);
3. Mrs Irma Palasics: found dead in her McKellar premises on Saturday November 6, 1999 following a home invasion. She died as the result of a serious assault; and,
4. Ms Kathryn Anne Grosvenor: found dead, weighted down by a concrete bollard in Lake Burley Griffin on March 9, 2002. There was an unconfirmed sighting of Ms Grosvenor at the George Harcourt Inn, Nicholls, ACT on 3 March 2002. She died of numerous stab wounds.
ACT Policing has released four videos to go with this:
UPDATE 07/09/12 13:49: There are four releases now online: