Sixteen years after Christopher Jarvis disappeared from Wangoom, two men have officially been charged with murder and this week front the Warrnambool Magistrates Court in Victoria.
Mr Jarvis has not been seen since 6:00am on 13 June 2006. At 8:00am on 13 June 2006 his car was found on fire at Thunder Point in Warrnambool. Mr Jarvis had left for work on that morning however he never made it in to work that day.
Victorian Police recently received a tipoff which led to them reopening the sixteen year old cold case which had remain unsolved with no charges laid until now.
Fifty-nine (59) year old Glenn Fenwick is the first man to be charged with one count of murder and appeared in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court on 23 November 2022. Mr Fenwick’s legal representation advised the court that he was suffering from medical conditions and has an acquired brain injury. He has suffered heart attacks and his lawyer requested a full medical work up be completed before he was transported to Melbourne after being remanded in custody until the matter returns to court in April next year.
Seventy (70) year old Steven Johnson was the second man charged with one count of murder and is due to appear in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court on 24 November 2022. Mr Johnson is a former police officer from Wangoom. Police have confirmed that Mr Johnson did not serve as a member of the Victorian Police in the area of Warrnambool.
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