Police have now linked the disappearances of two Queensland males believed to have been murdered after it was found they each had connections to a Brisbane transport depot.
The two males are Andrew Christopher Walsh, who was final seen alive at Slacks Creek in November final yr, and Lachlan Griffiths, each suspected of being murdered.
Acting Inspector Chris Knight mentioned combining each investigations had dropped at mild new proof.
“The taskforce was established to merge two separate homicide investigations, which we now know to be linked,” Acting Inspector Knight mentioned.
Police confirmed they’d tracked each males’s actions to the Coopers Plains transport depot previous to their disappearance.
“We are now in a position to confirm both homicide victims have links to that address.
“We imagine that within the interval that each males have been reported lacking they’ve been to that tackle.”
A crime scene was established on February 14 and it continues to be searched by police.
There are no other crime scenes established in relation to the investigation.
“Whether they have been kidnapped or left of their very own volition is beneath investigation,” Acting Inspector Knight said.
Mr Walsh was reported missing by his family in Mossman, north of Port Douglas in Far North Queensland, in January. Police established he was last seen alive at Slacks Creek on November 7.
Mr Griffiths was last seen in Brisbane’s CBD February 16. A 40-year-old man has since been charged with murder over Mr Griffiths’ disappearance.
Police said it’s likely both men had been murdered due to the length of time since they were last seen alive.
Acting Inspector Knight said it is unclear if the two men knew each other, adding they both lived in the South Brisbane and Logan districts.
“Certainly they’d frequent connections,” Acting Inspector Knight said.
“We imagine each of our victims, Mr Walsh and Mr Griffiths, had been frequenting the identical space, we all know it is broad.”
Police are urging the public to come forward with any information regarding the two men.
“We genuinely want the general public to come back ahead.
“Any information that might seem insignificant could be crucial to the investigation.
“We may have cross over into each these investigations and consolidate that info.”
Anyone with info can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.