Police confirm items belonging to murder victim found

What we know: 

  • Syeid Alam was last seen leaving a Weinholt St residence in Allenstown on April 5
  • He was reported missing by family on April 6
  • On April 7, Mr Alam's vehicle, a black Toyota camry grande, was found on Thomson St, Park Avenue
  • Human remains were discovered in Macalister St on April 16
  • The remains were identified as Mr Alam's on April 18
  • A post mortem was conducted on April 19
  • Mr Alam's funeral was held on April 20 and police confirm they are treating the death as a homicide
  • Property identified as belonging to Mr Alam located near the Reaney St boat ramp in Berserker on April19

UPDATE 11.30AM: Property identified as belonging to murder victim Syeid Alam was located on the banks of the Fitzroy River near the Reaney St boat ramp in Berserker on Tuesday. 

Reaney St boat ramp where police found items of murder victim Syeid Alam.
Reaney St boat ramp where police found items of murder victim Syeid Alam.

Police are appealing for information from anyone who may have been using, or was in the area around Reaney St boat ramp any time between April 5 and April 19.

Police are also appealing to business owners or private residences in the vicinity who may have CCTV cameras to contact them. 

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

 

 

 

EARLIER: Police and the State Emergency Service are continuing to search along the Fitzroy River as the investigation into the murder of Syeid Alam continues.

 

 

Police yesterday confirmed they were treating Mr Alam's death as a homicide after his body was discovered in an inlet off the Fitzroy River near Macalister St in Park Avenue on Saturday.

While Rockhampton CIB Officer in Charge Detective Senior Sergeant Scott Moon could not comment on the area where Mr Alam was found, he said police were "conducting further SES searches" which took in areas along the Fitzroy River.

Mr Alam's funeral was also held yesterday and Det Snr Sgt Moon said this did not differ from any other police investigation.

He said arrangements were made with Mr Alam's family and the pathologist.

"Whilst it was collaborative, we certainly conducted our investigation as we would any other," Det Snr Sgt Moon said.

"Nothing was done differently, the process is always the same." 



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