Update 10 – Homicide investigation, Coopers Plains

Detectives have charged two men in relation to ongoing investigations into the suspicious disappearance of Andrew Christopher Walsh.

Task Force Voltron was initiated following investigations associated with a crime scene warrant conducted on a business on Musgrave Road, Coopers Plains where the human remains of Andrew Christopher Walsh were located.

The joint investigation between Homicide Investigation Unit, Indooroopilly and Logan Criminal Investigation branches linked this business to the suspicious disappearance of the two men.

Andrew Christopher Walsh was reported missing by family in January this year, however investigations have established the 35-year-old was last seen alive at Slacks Creek on 7 November 2021.

Lachlan James Griffiths, 35, was reported missing on 26 January 2022. He was last known to be residing in different hotels in the Brisbane area.

As the investigation progressed, four people have been charged with murder in relation to Lachlan’s disappearance.

Prior to today, four people have been charged with accessory after the fact to murder and misconduct with a corpse in relation to Andrew Walsh’s death.

The current whereabouts of Lachlan James Griffiths remains unknown.

The 28 year-old and 24-year-old have been charged with murder and misconduct with a corpse in relation to Andrew Walsh’s death.

The pair are expected to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court this afternoon.

Detectives are continuing their appeal for information from anyone in the community who may have information into the disappearances of both men to assist in these investigations.

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