Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Man’s body discovered on riverbank by kayaker

Police are investigating after a man’s body was located in water in the state’s Riverina district. A kayaker spotted the body on the riverbank under the Moama/Echuca Bridge about 6.45am today, Thursday 12 November 2015. Officers from Deniliquin Local Area Command attended and retrieved the body. The man has not been identified. It’s not known […]

Qld Police Minister accused of threatening MP with ‘slit throat’

Queensland’s Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller has been caught threatening an Opposition MP, allegedly making a slit throat motion while mouthing “you’re a goner” in front of other shocked MP’s. The threatening gesture was allegedly made towards Opposition MP Tarnya Smith during Tuesday’s morning parliamentary session. Ms Miller “made a throat slitting motion towards myself” “The Member for […]

GC delivery driver busted five times over alcohol limit

A Gold Coast delivery driver on his way to work has been busted driving more than five times over the legal alcohol limit. The 42-year-old man was pulled over during a random breath test on Salerno Street at Isle of Capri at 6.30pm on Tuesday, shocking officers with a positive blood alcohol reading of 0.267. Police […]

Toddler pulled from daycare pool dies in hospital

A toddler who was pulled from a pool at a family daycare centre in Perth has died in hospital. The two-year-old boy was found unconscious in the backyard pool of the Carramar home on Monday. He was rushed to the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, however sadly passed away on Wednesday. The daycare centre has been shut down […]

Man dies in NSW unit fire

A man has died in a unit fire in the Riverina overnight. About 1am, Wednesday 11 November 2015, emergency services were called to Lachlan Street, Hay, where they found a unit well-alight. The fire was extinguished; however, the unit was extensively damaged. The body of a man was located during a search of the premises. […]