Police have tracked down a Gold Coast member of a notorious crime family, who’s been on the run for over a week.
Ricardo Barbaro is believed to be involved in the death of his girlfriend Ellie Price, whose body was found in her Melbourne apartment last week.
Police said that Ms Price appeared to have suffered a “significant assault”.
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Barbaro’s last known address was in Southport, on the Gold Coast, however detectives said he is known to frequent the northwest and western suburbs of Melbourne.
Ms Price’s missing Mercedes was found on Friday May 8, before Barbaro’s van was seen in Victoria on May 12.
This morning, police have confirmed the arrest of Barbaro at a Wentworth Point unit in Western Sydney.
BREAKING: Wanted Victorian man arrested by Robbery & Serious Crime Squad detectives at a #WentworthPoint unit at 12.15am today over alleged South Melbourne murder.
— NSW Police Force (@nswpolice) May 13, 2020