At about 6.30pm on Thursday, 7 March 1996 the body of Dorothy Mavis BRITTON, 48 years of age, was located in her dwelling situated at Lot 18 Timberlands Road, Jubilee Pocket, Airlie Beach.
It was established that Mrs BRITTON died as a result of a single shotgun wound to the head. The murder weapon, believed to be a single barrel shotgun, has not been located.
The victim was last seen alive at about midday on Wednesday, 6 March 1996.
The Minister for Police and Corrective Services has approved a reward of $250 000 be offered for information which leads to the apprehension and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Dorothy Mavis BRITTON.
INDEMNITY FROM PROSECUTION:
In addition, an appropriate indemnity from prosecution will be recommended for any accomplice, not being the person who actually committed the crime, who first gives such information.
The allocation of the $250 000 reward will be at the sole discretion of the Commissioner of the Police Service.
Any member of the public with information which could assist Police is asked to contact:
- the Homicide Investigation Group, Brisbane, Phone (07) 3364 6122;
- any Police Station; or
- Crime Stoppers, Phone 1800 333 000.
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