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CASE TYPE: Murder
LOCATION: Flame Avenue, Dry Creek
CASE DATE: January 29, 2012

Giovanni Focarelli

REFERENCE NUMBER: MCIB CM12/23

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Giovanni Focarelli

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
Giovanni Focarelli.

 REWARD up to $200,000

Giovanni Focarelli
‰Murdered

At about 8.50 p.m. on Sunday 29 January 2012 Giovanni Focarelli was shot dead in a vehicle in Flame Avenue, Dry Creek.Vincenzo Focarelli, his step-father, was the driver of the vehicle and had also been shot but survived. Vincenzo Focarelli drove from the scene and stopped a police patrol on Prospect Road, Prospect, but Giovanni was pronounced dead shortly after.

CCTV footage from Flame Avenue, Dry Creek, has been released to the public. A figure can be seen running from the car and across Flame Avenue after the shooting.

It is suspected that the motive for the shootings was due to on-going tensions between rival OMCG‰’s in both South Australia and interstate.

A suspect for these shootings has been identified by investigators, however further information is required to provide evidence that would lead to their arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on
1 800 333 000, on-line or email an investigator.


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