Man charged over mur­ders

Townsville Bulletin - - Just Briefly -

BRI­TISH po­lice have charged a 48-year-old truck­driver with the mur­der of five pros­ti­tutes in Ipswich, and re­leased an­other sus­pect they had brought in for ques­tion­ing.

‘‘Stephen Wright ... has been charged with the mur­der of all five women,’’ De­tec­tive Chief Su­per­in­ten­dent Ste­wart Gull said.

Wright, who was ar­rested on Tues­day morn­ing, was to ap­pear be­fore Ipswich Mag­is­trates Court yes­ter­day.

A sec­ond man, 37, who Bri­tish po­lice did not iden­tify, was re­leased ear­lier, af­ter be­ing ar­rested on Mon­day.

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