‘Extremely dangerous’ man sought
POLICE are searching for a man in relation to the death of 35-year-old Scarborough woman Rebecca Jane Gascoigne on Friday night.
The man, 42-year-old Shawn Adam Newton, is described as extremely dangerous and members of the public have been warned not to approach him.
Police believe he may be carrying a gun.
He is described as fair-skinned, about 186cm tall, with a medium build, very short dark hair and brown eyes.
Anyone who knows his location should call police on 131 44 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Ms Gascoigne was found in a car near the Cedric Street offramp in the early hours of Saturday morning.
A 49-year-old man, who was driving the car at the time, was helping police with their inquiries.
Police shut down a section of the freeway on Saturday morning while investigating the area.
They also attended several addresses in Scarborough as part of the investigation over the weekend.