Missing Persons Squad detectives have today charged a third man in relation to the suspicious disappearance and subsequent death of Doveton man Brendon Farrell.
Detectives executed a search warrant at a Doveton address this afternoon where they seized property and arrested two Doveton men.
A 49-year-old man has been charged with murder and was remanded to before Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.
A 36-year-old man was charged with unrelated offences and was remanded to appear at court at a later date.
The arrests come two days after a 30-year-old Hampton Park man and 49-year-old Noble Park man were charged over the suspicious disappearance.
The Hampton Park man was charged with murder while the Noble Park man was charged with accessory to murder.
Quotes attributable to Assistant Commissioner Robert Hill, Crime Command:
“This has been yet another complex investigation conducted by detectives from the Missing Persons Squad and the outcome thus far is testament to their commitment.
“Our thoughts are with Brendon’s family and loved ones following what has no doubt been a very difficult and traumatic few weeks.
“The investigation remains ongoing and again we encourage anyone with information who hasn’t already spoken to police to come forward.”