Sydney Family Court Bombings: The Detectives That Never Gave Up

Persistence by NSW Police Force detectives leading to an arrest in a 30-year-old case is why anyone involved in murder should never think their case is closed, says Deputy Police Commissioner Nick Kaldas.

As Leonard John Warwick was being questioned by detectives at a south-western Sydney police station over a series of attacks he allegedly carried out three decades ago, Deputy Police Commissioner Nick Kaldas wanted to send a message.

“If you have been involved [in] … a murder that may be historic, you need to realise the door will never be closed on an investigation,” Mr Kaldas, a former homicide chief, told reporters.

Wednesday’s charging of Mr Warwick, 68, followed three years of intensive detective work by the NSW police’s elite homicide squad led by Detective Superintendent Michael Willing.

Within that squad exists the unsolved homicide unit, guided by Detective Chief Inspector John Lehman, that was established in 2004 to review cold case investigations.

Read more in The Age.



Source: www.theage.com.au


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