Crime scene warrant underway – Gerogery near Albury

A crime scene warrant is currently underway in the state’s south as part of an investigation into the whereabouts of a man who hasn’t been seen in almost a decade.

Strike Force Demetrius was established by detectives from Murray River Police District to investigate the disappearance of William Chaplin.

William Chaplin, then aged 25, was last seen in Gerogery, approximately 30km north of Albury, in early to mid-May 2010.

His family has not seen or heard from him since then and detectives suspect he may have met with foul play.

Strike force detectives, assisted by specialist forensic officers, are currently executing a crime scene warrant at a rural property on Gerogery Road near the Olympic Highway.

Murray River Police District Crime Manager, Detective Chief Inspector Winston Woodward is urging anyone with information to come forward.

“There are a number of people we suspect have information in relation to William’s disappearance,” Insp Woodward said.

“Now is your time to come forward and share that information with police.”

Anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Demetrius investigators is urged to contact Albury Police Station on 6023 9299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Information is treated in strict confidence.

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