Dr George Duncan
“A South Australian Government Reward for up to $200,000 has been offered for information leading to the apprehension/convictions of the person or people responsible for this murder.”
George Duncan, aged 42 years drowned on 10 May 1972 after being thrown into the River Torrens adjacent the University foot bridge, by a group of men.
At the time of his murder, Dr Duncan was an Australian law lecturer at the University of Adelaide.
On 5 February 1986 three former Vice Squad officers, Brian Hudson, Francis Cawley and Michael Clayton were charged with the manslaughter of Dr Duncan. Cawley and Clayton eventually went to trial in 1988 but were both acquitted of the charges after refusing to testify.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on
1 800 333 000, on-line or email an investigator.