Leyburn Man Charged with Murder

A 36- year -old Leyburn man will appear in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court today charged with the murder of Brisbane man Sam Price-Purcell.

Murder Investigation
Mr Price-Purcell was last seen in the Mitchelton area on Friday, February 16, 2015 a protracted investigations and large-scale property searches in Leyburn and Helidon earlier this year his body has never been located.

Detecting Acting Inspector David Nicoll of the Homicide Group says the arrest is a crucial breakthrough.

“However, it does not mark the end. We still have more work to do and remain committed to bringing all those responsible for Sam’s murder before the court.”

“Importantly, Sam’s remains have not been located and police are appealing for anyone with information in relation to Sam’s murder or the location of his remains to contact police.”