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    Australia - Liselotte Watson, 85, murdered in her Macleay Island home, 12 Nov 2012

    November 16, 2012

    POLICE have asked people with holiday homes on Macleay Island to check their yards for anything amiss this weekend.

    He said they would be canvassing all four islands in Southern Moreton Bay throughout the weekend in their hunt for clues.

    "Unfortunately, it's confirmed our suspicions that she's met a violent and unnatural death and we're now conducting a homicide investigation into what's happened here," he said.

    "Her injuries are consistent with suffering quite a high level of violence.

    "This is an 85-year-old woman in her own home.



    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226517723262

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    November 15, 2012

    THE mystery death of a grandmother living alone on a Queensland island is now believed to be the 1300-strong community's first murder.
    The body of widow Liselotte Watson, 85, was discovered in her bedroom on Tuesday afternoon after a concerned friend asked police to check on her.

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/ipad/m...-1226516983214

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    November 17, 2012

    POLICE are searching the home of a Macleay Island resident as they hunt the killer of grandmother Liselotte Watson.
    Officers are understood to have arrived at the house with a search warrant late Friday.

    Police confirmed a property was being search and said they had also discovered significant items in a separate search of rubbish from Macleay Island

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226518603724

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    November 18, 2012

    THE granddaughter of Macleay Island murder victim Liselotte Watson has called on the public to help solve the crime.
    Emma Watson, 20, said it would help her family to grieve and come to terms with her grandmother's violent death if those with information came forward.

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226518795798

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    November 20, 2012

    DETECTIVES investigating the murder of grandmother Liselotte Watson say a "multitude" of items have been sent for forensic testing after searches on Macleay Island
    Investigators obtained a warrant to search Mr Fennell's home on Saturday night and forensic officers spent the following day scouring the property.

    Police say they have no suspects and continue to ask the public for any information

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226519929368

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    New clues in murder of Macleay Island grandmother Liselotte Watson

    November 21, 2012

    DETECTIVES have made a breakthrough find in the investigation into Macleay Island grandmother Liselotte Watson's murder.
    Police say they have found items from Mrs Watson's home in the water on another part of the island.

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226521052915

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    November 29, 2012

    A SHAVING bag with bank documents belonging to murdered Macleay Island grandmother Liselotte Watson was found washed up on the shore the weekend before her body was found.
    Police today revealed that a resident found the bag near Thompson's Point - with a rock inside to weigh it down - the weekend before the body of the 85-year-old was found on Tuesday, November 13.

    They handed it over to police after a murder investigation was launched.

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226526820417

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    November 30, 2012

    POLICE believe someone was stealing from 85-year-old Macleay Island grandmother Liselotte Watson before she was murdered.

    "It would appear whoever is responsible for this may have visited a number of times and deposited these items from the murder scene on a couple of occasions."

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226527027074

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    December 04, 2012

    MURDERED Macleay Island grandmother Liselotte Watson has been farewelled at a funeral this morning.

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226529735125

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    Hammer found off Macleay Island near to where items belonging to murder victim Liselotte Watson were found

    January 21, 2013

    POLICE have revealed they found a hammer dumped in the ocean off Thompson Point on Macleay Island - the same location where items belonging to murder victim Liselotte Watson were discovered.
    Detectives would not comment on whether they believe the hammer was used to kill the 85-year-old grandmother but they are seeking assistance from the public to find its owner.



    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226558481038


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    Macleay Island postie Steven Fennell says he is being 'lined up' in wake of Liselotte Watson murder

    January 27, 2013

    THE junk-mail postie who first raised the alarm about the murder of a Macleay Island grandmother says he fears he is being painted as a "villain".
    Steven Fennell says he believes theft offences from his distant past and his friendship with victim Liselotte Watson, 85, are being used to build a public case against him.

    Speaking about the investigation into the brutal murder for the first time, he said police had named no suspects but their actions told a different story.

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226562525660

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    February 03, 2013

    FOR two months, detectives have sifted through evidence, canvassed witnesses and gone as far as New Zealand in a bid to find who murdered Macleay Island grandmother Liselotte Watson.
    Now police say they are homing in on ``a number of leads'' in their hunt for her killer.

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226567386991

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    Steven Fennell arrested over death of Macleay Island grandmother Liselotte Watson

    March 14, 2013

    JUNK mail deliverer Steven Fennell has been arrested over the death of Macleay Island grandmother Liselotte Watson.
    Detectives went to Mr Fennell's island home this morning and are expected to bring him by boat to the mainland, where he will be charged.

    Mrs Watson, 85, was found dead in her bedroom on November 13.

    Mr Fennell, who described himself as a friend who would do odd jobs for the elderly widow, raised the alarm, telling police he was concerned that she had not answered the door

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226597074615

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    News just in - they've made an arrest for the Macleay Island murder of Liselotte Watson


    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...-1226597074615

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    Quote Originally Posted by alicat View Post
    News just in - they've made an arrest for the Macleay Island murder of Liselotte Watson


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    Good that will put the little Islands residents minds at ease a bit. Looked like him from the start so I am not shocked.
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