If you witness a homicide occurring, you should immediately call police on the emergency 000 number. If you find a deceased person, you should immediately call police on 131 444.

Your own safety should be your first priority and you should also be mindful not to disturb or contaminate the crime scene.

Where possible, a witness should remain in a safe location a short distance from the crime scene, to advise police of their observations.

If you are aware of information concerning a homicide, please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Family support services

A Family Liaison Officer is appointed during all homicide investigations to provide families with information on investigation procedures and updates. Information is also provided about available support and counselling services.