MurderedAt about 6.00 p.m. on Saturday 6 November 2004, David Fletcher, aged 39 years, of Warburton Street, Magill, left his home address for an unknown destination. At the time, he was riding his black Kawasaki GPZ1000 motor bike bearing SA registration plate TGU795. This was the last known sighting of Mr Fletcher.
Mr Fletcher had only recently purchased the motorcycle along with riding equipment including a full faced helmet and a pair of Drimesh gloves (pictured below). Neither the motorcycle nor any of the other items have ever been recovered.
On 20 December 2004, some 6 weeks after his disappearance, Mr Fletcher was reported as a missing person by his brother.
On 12 April 2009, his remains were discovered by a walker at the disused Poona Copper Mine near Moonta, South Australia. Mr Fletcher’s body was rolled up in a large floor rug (pictured below) and remained submerged until it’s discovery following the dropping of the water level at the mine. Found with Mr Fletcher’s body was a black jacket with white writing and banding (see below).
Police suspect he was murdered.
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