Man questioned over suspected murder of Canberra man

Posted November 30, 2015 15:59:59

A man has been questioned by police as component of a murder investigation into the death of a Canberra man whose body was found on Defence land earlier this month.

Andrew Carville’s body was at Majura on November 19, about three weeks following he was last observed at his home in Evatt.

Police previously stated they had been treating the death as suspicious, but they now suspect he was murdered.

ACT police confirmed they were investigating numerous people of interest into the death of Mr Carville, who was aged in his 50s.

Among these is the owner of an abandoned auto located crashed at Molonglo Gorge.

The 1986 cream coloured Toyota Land Cruiser was observed at Mr Carville’s home ahead of his disappearance.

Police mentioned detectives interviewed the male owner of the vehicle in connection to the death and stated he could not be “eliminated as a suspect”.

A 1986 cream coloured Toyota Land Cruiser wedged in bushes. Photo: The 1986 cream coloured Toyota Land Cruiser located in Molonglo Gorge linked to Andrew Carville’s death. (Supplied: ACT Policing)

The man has been subject to a quantity of forensic tests.

Police are also focusing their homicide investigation on a number of people who have been at the Evatt home, helping an ex-housemate move out of the house on the night Mr Carville went missing.

“Mr Carville was last seen by a quantity of persons who were assisting an ex-housemate move house from his residence,” Detective Sergeant Donna Parsons stated.

“Police have subsequently executed a number of search warrants, with several products of interest being seized for forensic examination.”

Topics: law-crime-and-justice, crime, murder-and-manslaughter, canberra-2600, act

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