Dan Oakes

Dan Oakes

Missing man may have 'self-harmed', police say

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Dan Oakes Police are appealing for help to find a man who has been missing for a year, and who they say might have "self-harmed" in bushland north-west of Melbourne.

'Sighting' of missing Donny gives family hope

Dan Oakes The family of 16-year-old Donald Govan, who went missing from an Echuca camping ground two months ago, are hopeful he might be found after a man came forward to say he gave a lift to a hitch-hiker...

Sweeping changes to tighten state's parole system

An undated handout photo received on September 24, 2012, shows Jill Meagher who works for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.  Australian homicide detectives took over an investigation into the disappearance of a young Irish woman in Melbourne on after her handbag was found in a nearby street.  Meagher was last seen at about 1:30am on September 23 morning when she left friends at a bar to walk the short distance home in Brunswick, the inner-city Melbourne suburb in which she lived.

Dan Oakes, Josh Gordon, Richard Willingham The state government will introduce a radically tougher parole system in response to a series of high-profile murders committed by violent offenders on parole, following a thorough review of the...

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