Police release CCTV of last known whereabouts of missing Victorian mother Samantha Murphy, as the search intensifies. The 51-year-old Ballarat East woman was last seen on Eureka Street, with the investigation now in its fourth day. Authorities are urging the public for assistance after expanding the search to the Mount Helen area.
- Last known sighting of Samantha Murphy caught on CCTV.
- Search expanded to Mount Helen, east of Geelong Road.
- Police request residents to share any relevant CCTV footage.
- Items found in search deemed unrelated to Murphy’s disappearance.
- Community and emergency services are actively involved in the search.
Community and Police Rally in Search Efforts
The CCTV footage released by the police is a critical piece of evidence in the ongoing search for Murphy. The vision shows her running north past a neighbor’s house near Warrenheip Road toward Yankee Flat Road. As the search enters its fourth day, the sense of urgency grows among the volunteers, community members, and emergency services working tirelessly to locate the missing mother.
Police Urge Public to Provide Assistance
In a recent statement, a Victoria Police spokesperson emphasized the importance of community assistance. They have asked residents in the search areas to review their CCTV footage from 7am to 11am on the day of Murphy’s disappearance. This could provide vital information that leads to her whereabouts. The police have also reassured the public that they do not suspect foul play at this stage.
|Date of Disappearance
|Last seen on the day she went missing
|Eureka Street, Ballarat East
|Expanded to Mount Helen area
|Caucasian, 173cm tall, slim build, shoulder-length blonde hair
|Last Seen Wearing
|Black leggings, maroon/brown-coloured singlet
|Ballarat East police station on (03) 5336 6000
Police release CCTV of last known whereabouts of missing Victorian mother, marking a crucial turn in the search for Samantha Murphy. The community is asked to stay vigilant and report any sightings or information to the Ballarat East police station. As the search continues, hope remains that Murphy will be found safe and reunited with her family.