A 47-year-old man from Pearce will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court later today (Thursday, October 28) charged with the sexual assault of a sex worker.
Police will allege that on October 15 the man called the woman and a price was negotiated for sexual services.
On October 21 the man arrived at the house with an envelope he said contained the agreed sum of money. After they had sex the woman checked the envelope to find it did not contain money.
The man left shortly after, promising to return at a later time with the money. However, she has not seen the man since that day.
The woman contacted the Sex Workers Outreach Program who urged her to go to the police.
Police enquiries located the man, they arrested and charged him with sexual intercourse without consent and making off without payment.
UPDATE: The ABC informs us that the gentleman in question is one Akis Livas, and he has been bailed.
ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives will charge a 37-year-old former Macquarie man with the murder of Andrew Le Dinh.
The body of Mr Le Dinh was located within his fourth floor apartment on College St, Belconnen on Thursday, May 20. The post-mortem revealed he died from severe head injuries.
CI detectives investigating the case interviewed the man today.
The 37-year-old man will be formally charged with murder, conspiracy to commit a robbery and other offences in the ACT Magistrates Court on November 19.