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$250,000 REWARD

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The Minister for Police and Corrective Services has approved a reward of $250,000 be offered for information which leads to the apprehension and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Brian William ANDREWS.

In addition, an appropriate indemnity from prosecution will be recommended for any accomplice, not being the person who actually committed the crime, who first gives such information.

The allocation of the $250,000 reward will be at the sole discretion of the Commissioner of the Police Service.

Brian William ANDREWS was last seen alive on Tuesday 1st August 1978 at Brian Andrews Motors, Slacks Creek. At about 6.30pm he left to show a red Holden Monaro sedan, with a yellow bonnet, registration number ODC-002 to a potential client. The sedan was found at about 6.00pm on Wednesday 2 August 1978, in an isolated area at Marsden about 10 kilometres from the car yard at Slacks Creek. No trace of Mr Andrews was found in the vehicle or its vicinity at that time.

On 21 June 1979 the remains of Mr Andrews were found in bushland off Daisy Hill Road, Daisy Hill. A bullet hole was found in the right temporal region and a .22 calibre projectile was recovered from the skull. There was also a horizontal fracture of the skull about 8 centimetres above the left ear. A wedding ring, wrist watch and part of a neck chain worn were missing from the remains.

Any member of the public with information which could assist Police is asked to contact:

  • the Homicide Investigation Group, Brisbane, Phone (07) 3364 6122;
  • any Police Station; or
  • Crime Stoppers, Phone 1800 333 000.

Office of the Commissioner of the Queensland Police Service


Last updated 15/09/2008