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Lyneham death now a homicide investigation

By johnboy - 1 January 2014 3

nicholas sofer-schreiber

ACT Policing has released an image of homicide victim Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber.

About 3.30pm on Saturday (December 28), police were called to a check-welfare at Mr Sofer-Schreiber’s residence in Hall Street, Lyneham.

Friends of Mr Sofer-Schreiber gained entry after seeing him on the floor, ACT Ambulance Service attended and police arrived a short time later.

The 27-year-old was found deceased and a crime scene was established.

Due to multiple stab wounds the death of Mr Sofer-Schreiber is being treated as a homicide and is currently being investigated by detectives from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations.

Mr Sofer-Schreiber was last seen on Boxing Day (December 26).

Police are appealing for anyone who may have been in contact with Mr Sofer-Schreiber, or who may have information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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Lyneham death now a homicide investigation
el 7:53 pm 20 Feb 14

Update: A Watson man has been charged over this and appeared in the Magistrates Court.

ABC News link: Punk musician Christopher Navin pleads not guilty to murder of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

Weaselburger 10:27 am 06 Jan 14

you’ll be sorely missed – music scene’ll never be the same. RIP Nick

Ex Warrior 6:29 pm 02 Jan 14

Terrible terrible event.

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