New CCTV link leads to fresh police plea
DETECTIVES investigating the murder of Toyah Cordingley at Wangetti Beach are appealing for motorists travelling near Clifton Beach to come forward.
Queensland Police have released a two-minute CCTV video which identifies nearly 70 vehicles travelling south on the Captain Cook Highway between 5:02pm and 5:07pm at Clifton Beach on Sunday, October 21.
“We believe these drivers may hold information which is vital to keep the investigation moving forward,” Detective Inspector Sonia Smith said.
“This information is important to us and we encourage people to come forward and talk to police.
“If you recognise your vehicle please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 888 or Policelink on 131444.”
Police have interviewed hundreds of motorists but they haven’t spoken to a number of the drivers in that five-minute window on Sunday afternoon.
Investigators also continue to appeal for information from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Lake Placid or Caravonica area.
A total of 1100 calls from the public have been made to Crime Stoppers.
“We are encouraged by the continued support by the community.
“Everywhere you go you see the Toyah bumper stickers which keeps Toyah’s memory in the minds of the community,” Insp Smith said.
“We’re really motived by the support. I thank the community for everything they’ve done.”
Ms Cordingley was reported missing on Sunday, October 21. her body was found the following morning at Wangetti Beach, south of Port Douglas.