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Richard Mladenich

$1 million reward

Monday, 22 April 2013 13:46
Richard Mladenich

Announced April 2013

Victoria Police is offering a $1 million reward for information over the murder of Richard Mladenich more than a decade ago.

Richard Mladenich of Altona North was shot at the Esquire Motel in Acland Street, St Kilda in the early hours of May 16, 2000.

He was fatally shot about 3.30am in room 18 of the motel.

A $100,000 reward was offered by police in December 2002 but this has now been increased to $1 million.

The reward is on offer for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for Richard Mladenich’s death.

Homicide Squad Detective Senior Sergeant Ron Iddles said the smallest piece of information could assist detectives to solve this mystery.

“We’re hoping this reward will encourage people with information to come forward and help solve this crime," Detective Senior Sergeant Iddles said.

Information received in relation to this matter will be treated as strictly confidential.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit the website at

All information will be treated confidentially.

Reviewed 27 February 2019