Man in court on bar­rel case

Townsville Bulletin - - National Snapshot -

A MAN ac­cused of mur­der­ing a Bris­bane fa­ther whose re­mains were found in a bar­rel has been re­manded in cus­tody af­ter his case was briefly heard. An­thony Charles Oliver, 36, al­legedly killed Nor­man Des­mond Cheney be­tween De­cem­ber 19 and 22 last year at Esk. Bush­walk­ers found Mr Cheney’s re­mains in a 44-gal­lon drum, weighed down with ce­ment, in the up­per reaches of the Ca­bool­ture River at Rocks­berg, on Fe­bru­ary 5, nine days af­ter he was re­ported miss­ing.

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