A man who set a series of security cameras to monitor the home of his wife has been released.
Key points:An 18-month manhunt for a man who has been charged with murderPolice are searching for the owner of the home in Brisbane’s southThe cameras are used to catch people trespassing on the propertyPolice are also looking for anyone who may have seen anything unusual about the man’s home on the night of the murder, which took place on June 19Police said they had released the man from custody on Friday, but his wife was not at home when they got home.
“He’s been released from custody but he’s got a lot of stuff on him and he’s not on his own,” Acting Police Commissioner John Lewis said.
“We’ve got a bit of a backlog here.”
He said the man had been charged in relation to the death of his 17-year-old daughter and she had been released under conditions she was not to leave the property for two weeks.
“His daughter, she’s been very traumatised and we’ve got some issues going on with her at the moment,” he said.
Mr Lewis said it was understood the woman was the one who was the victim in the murder.
“I’m just really hoping that she’s got the right person and the right place and that she can get through this,” he told the ABC.
Police say the cameras are “fence-sensing” and the CCTV was recorded on June 13.
Mr Lee said it appeared to be a “family dispute” and it was believed the cameras had been set up by the man himself.
“The CCTV was actually taken on the morning of June 19 when he was on the porch of his home,” he added.
“It shows him being approached by a man, possibly his wife, and he was asked to move away from her.”
Mr Lewis urged people with information to contact Crime Stoppers.
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