MISSING - SUSPECTED MURDER
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 disappearance and suspected murder of Anthony John Jones.
INDEMNITY FROM PROSECUTION:
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.
Anthony John Jones of Perth, Western Australia, had been travelling in Queensland since September 1982. He hitch-hiked from place to place, meeting his brother from time to time at pre-arranged points. After visiting Brisbane, Mackay and Airlie Beach, Anthony John Jones left Townsville on 28 October 1982, to travel to Cairns, having arranged to meet his brother at Mount Isa about a week later. He was known to have been in Townsville again on 03 November 1982 when he telephoned his home in Perth and indicated his intention of travelling to Mount Isa. He has not been seen or heard from since that time, and it is suspected that he has been murdered.
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.
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