Po­lice re­ac­tion

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

De­tec­tive Sergeant Tim Byrnes Townsville Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tion Branch THE prin­ci­pal po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tor said that af­ter two years and eight months, it was very sat­is­fy­ing yes­ter­day to fi­nally close the Ban­helyi case.

He had to col­late around 110 wit­ness state­ments, 60 ex­hibits of ev­i­dence and or­gan­ise sev­eral court hear­ings be­fore the mat­ter even came to trial.

‘‘ I’m proud to have de­liv­ered some an­swers for the Lance fam­ily and glad I have been able to help them make sense of what has been a mas­sive tragedy,’’ he said.

Byrnes

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