Unsolved Cases

CASE TYPE: Murder
LOCATION: Prospect Rd, Blair Athol
CASE DATE: August 18, 1999

Franco Murat

REFERENCE NUMBER: MCIB CM00/08

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Franco Murat

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  Franco Murat. 

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Franco Murat
‰Murdered

On 16 August 1999 Franco Murat, aged 60 years, was set on fire at his home address on Prospect Road, Blair Athol. He received burns to the upper torso, head and face including airway damage which resulted in his death on 3 September 1999.

Prior to his death Mr Murat told police three offenders had broken into his premises whilst he had been sleeping. A bag had been placed over his head and he had been beaten and then set alight. The offenders had asked for his car keys and he had complied. Mr Murat‰’s vehicle was located a short distance away on fire around the same time that he was located.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on
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