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Baxter Murder, Victoria

Baxter Murder – Man Shot To Death

Homicide squad detectives investigating a Baxter murder have arrested a 45-year-old male after a 67yo man was found dead in a backyard with gunshot wounds in Melbourne’s southeast.

Police are investigating after the man was located deceased in Baxter this morning.

The man was found in the shed of a Station Crs home shortly before midday.

“The man’s death is being treated as suspicious and our investigation will continue to uncover the facts surrounding the death” a police spokesperson said.

Baxter Murder Suspect

A 45-year-old Baxter male, believed to be a relative to the deceased, has been arrested and is currently assisting police with their investigation.

“The Baxter murder victim is yet to be formally identified” says a police source.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the murder are urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

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