Unsolved Cases

CASE TYPE: Murder
LOCATION: River Torrens, Adelaide
CASE DATE: May 10, 1972

Dr George Duncan

REFERENCE NUMBER: MCIB

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Dr George Duncan

Rewards up to $200,000 will be paid by the Government of South Australia, at the discretion of the Commissioner of Police, to anyone who provides information and assistance that leads to the conviction of the person or persons responsible for the suspected murder of George Duncan.

REWARD up to $200,000

George Duncan
Murdered

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.



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