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Man charged following suspicious disappearance of Jake Bradford

Sunday 5 March 2023 4:36am

Missing Person Squad detectives have charged a man in relation to the suspicious disappearance of Rosebud man Jake Bradford.

The 21-year-old was reported missing by his mother on 29 January.

His disappearance is being treated as suspicious and is being investigated by detectives from the Missing Persons Squad.

Local police conducted a number of enquiries following this report, including several public appeals for assistance.

Detectives arrested a 25-year-old woman of no fixed address on Thursday, she remains in custody on unrelated matters.

A 25-year-old Korumburra man was arrested last night and has been charged with one count of murder.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court on 6 March.

Investigators believe Jake became involved in an altercation in the Foster North area on or around 24 January.

Anyone with any other information regarding his disappearance is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at Link

Belinda Batty

Media Advisor


Reviewed 05 March 2023