EXCLUSIVE: Joyce Clarke’s death was murder, say activists.

By Sarah Smit As Joyce Clarke’s body was laid to rest last week, Indigenous activists were calling for murder charges against the Geraldton police officer who shot her in September. The Deputy Chair of the Death in Custody Watch Commission WA, Mervyn Eades, says that there is a need to revisit the death of Miss…

Attempted murder charge for man after alleged serious assault

A man has been charged with attempted murder following a serious assault in Perth’s southern suburbs on Thursday night. Police were called to the Forward Street home in Mandurah just after 9.00pm on Thursday night where they arrived to a 45-year-old man allegedly assaulting a 43-year-old man. The victim was left so badly injured, officers…

14 kindergarten children injured in knife attack in China

By Cassandra Elliott A 39-year-old woman armed with a kitchen knife has attacked and injured 14 school children in China’s south-western city of Chongqing. Police have apprehended the woman who has been identified by her last name, Liu. Police officials said the attack occurred at Xinshiji Kindergarten around 9:30am (local time) on Friday morning. 14…

Bedford Homicide Victims Names Released

WA Police has released the names of the 5 victims of the Bedford Homicide. 73 year old Beverly QUINN, 41 year old mother Mara HARVEY, Mara’s children including; 3 and a half years old Charlotte HARVEY, two twin sisters Alice HARVEY and Beatrix HARVEY. Police Homicide Squad detectives have charged a 24 year old man…

Ellenbrook Homicide: Three People Killed At A Home

By Anton La Macchia Three people are dead and a 19-year-old man is in custody after a horrific murder tragedy in Ellenbrook. Police officers were called to a 7-Eleven store on The Broadway, at approximately 1:30am this morning after a male entered the store and requested police attendance. When officers arrived, inquiries led them to a home…

Geraldton gunshot victim identified and accused man found dead

Police have confirmed yesterday’s Geraldton gunshot victim was 49 year old husband, father and accountant, Philip Chamberlain. Officers searched overnight for the man accused of killing him, and found local farmer, Rodney Vlahov, dead this morning at a family property in Chapman Valley. Mr Chamberlain died after being shot at close range by Mr Vlahov,…

Bradley Roberts Edwards Charged With Sarah Spiers’ Murder

By Nicholas Farrington Cold case detectives have charged a man with the murder of Sarah spiers, who went missing from Claremont over 23 years ago. It is being alleged that Ms spiers was murdered on or near January 27th, 1996 after spending a night out with friends in Claremont. Ms Spiers telephoned for a taxi…