Assistance sought in Morphett Vale murder investigation

Major Crime Detectives are looking to identify a person who may be able to assist in a murder investigation that occurred at Morphett Vale last month.

Just after 12.30pm on Thursday 16 April, police and paramedics were called to a Wangara Avenue home after the body of a 35-year-old woman was found inside.

Detectives from Southern District CIB and Major Crime Investigation Branch attended the home along with Forensic Crime Scene examiners.

The woman’s death has since been declared a major crime.

Major Crime Detectives arrested a 38-year-old man at Morphett Vale and charged him with murder.

The Beverley man was refused bail and appeared in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 17 April.

The incident is not considered random, with the man and woman known to each other.

Detectives have identified a person who may be able to assist in the investigation and provide important information.

Officers believe the person boarded bus 722 which left Colonnades at 8.53pm and travelled to Elizabeth Road at Morphett Vale getting off at the IGA shopping centre just before 9pm on Wednesday 15 April.

The person is not a suspect, however police would like to speak to them as it appears they were on the bus at the same time as the sole suspect in this matter.

Anyone who recognises the person in the image or has any information that may assist the investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

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