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A scooter, a cutting board and a woman without a name dumped in a suitcase

A scooter, a cutting board and a woman without a name dumped in a suitcase

It would take two months, painstaking amounts of police work which saw officers put in 16 hour shifts, and a stroke of good luck before the woman in the suitcase was even given a name. The case was a complex mystery which shocked the city.

  • by Phil Hickey

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Man wanted over unprovoked attack on elderly man in Perth's north

Man wanted over unprovoked attack on elderly man in Perth's north

The man stepped into the middle of the road, and forced the driver to stop his car.

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Suspicious fires at Perth tattoo parlours 'linked', police say
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Suspicious fires at Perth tattoo parlours 'linked', police say

Police believe five suspicious fires at tattoo parlours across Perth in the past six months are all linked.

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Police investigate wee-hour pub robberies
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Police investigate wee-hour pub robberies

Two Perth pubs were targeted by criminals in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Man arrested after Forrestfield car theft
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Man arrested after Forrestfield car theft

A man believed to be in his 20s has been arrested in relation to the theft of a car that had a two year old boy in it in Forrestfield around lunchtime on Saturday.

  • by Phil Hickey & Hamish Hastie
Man found with critical head injuries in Subiaco dies in hospital

Man found with critical head injuries in Subiaco dies in hospital

A 48-year-old man who was found unconscious in Subiaco on Sunday has died in hospital.

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'I wanna get out': Man accused of Ellenbrook triple murder faces court
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'I wanna get out': Man accused of Ellenbrook triple murder faces court

A 19-year-old man accused of murdering his mother and two siblings in Ellenbrook has made a brief appearance in court.

  • by Phil Hickey
Drugs, $70k seized from Mandurah bikie in police raid

Drugs, $70k seized from Mandurah bikie in police raid

The Gang Crime Squad executed a warrant at the 36-year-old man's Halls Head home, and found around 380 grams of methylamphetamine and nearly $70,000 in cash.

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Victim critical, Perth man charged after Rosemount coward punch attack

Victim critical, Perth man charged after Rosemount coward punch attack

A Perth man has been charged over the random assault of two men outside the Rosemount Hotel over the weekend, which left one victim with a bleed on the brain.

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Perth man charged after exposing himself to teen girls in Midvale

Perth man charged after exposing himself to teen girls in Midvale

He allegedly tried to start a conversation with them while he committed an indecent act

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Perth man left fighting for life after North Perth coward punch attack

Perth man left fighting for life after North Perth coward punch attack

The incident is believed to have occurred at around 1am on Saturday morning near the Rosemount Hotel.

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