Man charged over suspicious death in Reedy Marsh

Tasmania Police

Following on from our story in relation to a suspicious death in the state’s north, an extensive search in the Reedy Marsh area resulted in a 47-year-old Waverley man being taken into custody in relation to an alleged murder.

The man was safely taken into custody near Parkham in north-west Tasmania around 3.55pm. He was armed with a large knife at the time.

Significant police resources, including specialist and uniform personnel, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and drones were used in the search.

Police have this afternoon charged the 47-year-old man with murder.

The man remains in police custody and will appear before the Launceston Magistrates Court at 4pm today.

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