Yesterday, Wednesday 6 September,
Detectives from Task Force Southern travelled to the Mid North
region to continue their search in relation to the ongoing
Police can confirm that human remains
have been located in an underground cement water tank on an abandoned
property on Peak Road, Minvalara, southeast of Orroroo.
Detectives from Major Crime
Investigation Branch attended at the scene along with Forensic Response
members, a Forensic Anthropologist and SES.
Detectives believe these remains are
of long-term missing person Robert Atkins. His remains have been
recovered and a forensic examination has been completed.
So far there have been five people
charged in connection with the disappearance of Robert Atkins, including
one who has been charged with murder. Detectives aren’t ruling out