Case Date: May 9, 2016
Michael Modesti was 33 years of age when he went missing from his home address at Willsmore Street, Beverley on Monday, 9th May, 2016. There was nil evidence of a disturbance at his home address. His blue Magna 360 model sedan, SA Registration XPC-764, was found parked and abandoned in Chenoweth Avenue, West Croydon, on Wednesday, 11th May, 2016. It is known the vehicle was left at that location sometime between 9.30 am and 10.30 am on that date. His disappearance was declared a Major Crime and suspected murder investigation on Monday, 23rd May, 2016. His disappearance is suspected to be drug related and may have links to a visit to Thailand that he had undertaken between Tuesday, 26th April, 2016 and Friday, 6th May, 2016 – three days prior to his disappearance. Police have identified persons of interest in regard to his disappearance and investigations are on-going. At this time there is insufficient information to charge any person/s with his murder or identify a possible location of his remains.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, report online or via the App.
Reference Number: 17-80
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