Farm murder: arrest over Peacevale killing

2010-07-08 00:00

POLICE have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with the murder of Peacevale farm owner Russell Walford.

Walford (73) was found dead by his younger brother, Andrew, under a tree in his Inchanga farmyard on Sunday morning. He had a head wound suspected to have been caused by a blunt object. The police said on Sunday that nothing seemed to be missing, but investigations revealed that Walford’s wallet, watch, cellphone and house and car keys were missing.

The arrested man, who is believed to be a former employee of Walford, was found in possession of stolen goods.



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