A police-issued image of Sam Robert Price-Purcell.
A police-issued image of Sam Robert Price-Purcell.

Police search Lockyer Valley property in relation to murder

POLICE are currently searching a Lockyer Valley property in relation to a suspected murder.

Officers executed a search warrant at a Helidon address this morning.

It is in relation to the disappearance and suspected murder of Brisbane man Sam Price Purcell.

Officers search a Leyburn property in relation to the suspected murder of Sam Price Purcell in March.
Officers search a Leyburn property in relation to the suspected murder of Sam Price Purcell in March. Marian Faa

Mr Price Purcell - described previously by police as a mid-level drug dealer - was last seen getting into a bright yellow 2010 Holden Commodore SS sedan in the Mitchelton area of Brisbane on February 16, 2015.

Homicide detectives searched a Leyburn property as part of investigations in March. It resulted in the recovery of items that are being further investigated. 

More to come.


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