Crime and courts editor, The Courier-Mail and Sunday Mail. Author, The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay, (December 1, 2014). Email: david.murray@news.com.au

Police seeking urgent public help to find five-year-old girl taken from South Mackay early this morning

couriermail.com.au — POLICE are seeking urgent public assistance to find a five-year-old girl taken from Tay St in South Mackay at 12.30am today. BEFORE the body of murdered French student Sophie Collombet was identified, police already had a hunch about where to start searching for her killer.
Jul 31, 2015

Police seeking urgent public help to find five-year-old girl taken from South Mackay early this morning couriermail.com.au/news/queenslan…

Jul 31, 2015

Good news! Police seeking urgent public help to find five-year-old girl taken from South Mackay early this morning couriermail.com.au/news/queenslan…

The Courier-Mail

couriermail.com.au — Before she was even identified as French student Sophie Collombet, police already had a hunch about where to look for her killer. The Courier-Mail can reveal that officers raced straight from the crime scene near the William Jolly Bridge to an ­Ozcare homeless hostel a few blocks away, to check everyone had returned to their beds.
Jul 31, 2015

Killers, rapists, pedophiles housed near Brisbane's busy tourist hotspot couriermail.com.au/news/queenslan…

A plan to defund the Drug Enforcement Administration’s program to eradicate illegal marijuana makes no sense.

sandiegouniontribune.com — A recent example of the logical abandon of today's backers of legal marijuana is the plan to defund the Drug Enforcement Administration's program to eradicate illegal marijuana (DEA/CESP), an $18 million program that eliminates millions of plants a year and arrests thousands of criminals, many of whom were brought here to labor for Mexican drug cartels controlling the marijuana black market.

Allison Baden-Clay will become the face of family violence campaign

couriermail.com.au — ALLISON Baden-Clay will become the face of family violence in a new campaign to reduce the shocking rate of murders in the home. A foundation to be launched this week in the mum-of-three's name will educate people about warning signs of emotional and physical abuse.
Jul 28, 2015

RT @carolynlbond: "I only survived because I saw myself in Allison" Emotional abuse cld be precursor to physical violence/murder. couriermail.com.au/news/queenslan…

Townsville RAAF unit investigated over alleged theft of copper wire

couriermail.com.au — A RAAF unit is under investigation amid claims copper wire was pilfered from a Townsville base under the orders of senior personnel and sold to raise money for social club parties. The alleged misuse of Australian Defence Force supplies has sparked bitter division in the unit, with claims thousands of dollars were raised and that some of the money went missing from a safe.
Jul 19, 2015

Townsville RAAF unit investigated over alleged theft of copper wire couriermail.com.au/news/queenslan…

The Courier-Mail

couriermail.com.au — CHILD victims of crime will benefit from a new charity set up by the family and friends of murdered mum Allison Baden-Clay. A year after Allison's husband Gerard was convicted of her murder, her family will launch Allison's Gift to help kids who experience trauma.
Jul 14, 2015

Allison Baden-Clay's family thankful for support, set up charity to help child trauma victims bit.ly/1L7JcR4 allisonsgift.com.au

Jul 14, 2015

RT @TheMurrayD: Allison Baden-Clay's family thankful for support, set up charity to help child trauma victims bit.ly/1L7JcR4 allisonsgift.com.au

The Courier-Mail

couriermail.com.au — QUEENSLAND police have been instrumental in the arrest of a grandmother and her three adult daughters in the Philippines for running a horrific child abuse service for ­foreign clients. The women abused children as young as six months old on webcams and put kids in the hands of sex tourists before being charged last week, police will allege.
Jun 25, 2015

Policing at its best. Task Force Argos behind arrest of Philippines grandmother and adult daughters bit.ly/1IgHxqr @couriermail

Jun 26, 2015

RT @TheMurrayD: Policing at its best. Task Force Argos behind arrest of Philippines grandmother and adult daughters bit.ly/1IgHxqr @couriermail

Jun 26, 2015

RT @TheMurrayD: Policing at its best. Task Force Argos behind arrest of Philippines grandmother and adult daughters bit.ly/1IgHxqr @couriermail

The Courier-Mail

'Broken Windows' policing is not broken

foxnews.com — Back in 2003, when he was a fourth year medical student at Washington University in St. Louis looking at a career in oncology, Lukas Wartman was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. For Wartman, the diagnosis was bleak - while this type of leukemia, which affects the blood and bone marrow, is very treatable for children, it often proves fatal for adults.

Tim Carmody recording held from public

couriermail.com.au — THE Justice Department has refused to hand over sensitive documents related to the war between the state's judges, arguing some of the material would not contribute to a "positive" debate and that the Chief Justice had an overriding right to privacy.
Jun 04, 2015

Secret recording of Chief Justice Tim Carmody and emails withheld to protect privacy, public confidence bit.ly/1QvfT9b @couriermail

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Aug 01, 2015

RT @yoni_bashan: Ep #3 of our @serial The Alibi is now online - we may have stumbled on a breakthrough with this cable tie business: soundcloud.com/daily-telegrap…

Aug 01, 2015

RT @yoni_bashan: Episode #2 of The Alibi is online. This week we investigate the unsolved murder of Eva Webel: at.dailytelegraph.com.au/link/00e301e74… pic.twitter.com/DgKH9WhcXV

Jul 31, 2015

Daniel Morcombe: Inside the police sting that snared murderer Brett Peter Cowan | The Courier-Mail couriermail.com.au/news/queenslan…

Jul 31, 2015

For the Joes and the Fitzys. Dedication to undercover police in @KateKyriacou's The Sting. pic.twitter.com/S4BSES0HPm

Jul 30, 2015

RT @ChristineMiddap: Great insights in this @trentdalton story on Adam Goodes last year. Worth re-reading theaustralian.com.au/news/inquirer/…

Jul 30, 2015

Some of the best and worst columns ever written have been published this week. This is one of the best @penbo twitter.com/penbo/status/6…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @carolynlbond: "I only survived because I saw myself in Allison" Emotional abuse cld be precursor to physical violence/murder. couriermail.com.au/news/queenslan…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @chrispy761: Heartening to read @couriermail that Allison Baden Clay will be face of foundation to end #domesticviolenceaus

Jul 28, 2015

RT @WomensWeeklyMag: This is a cause every Australian, not just women, should get behind. RIP Allison. oak.ctx.ly/r/3fe4d

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