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Mr Big: the covert technique that solved the Morcombe case
The Conversation (2014)
  • Terry J Goldsworthy
Abstract

The 2003 disappearance of 13-year-old Daniel Morcombe in Queensland highlighted the difficulties police face when investigating a potential murder with no body and no crime scene. Ultimately, it was the application of a relatively new covert policing methodology that would lead to the arrest in 2011 and the conviction yesterday of Brett Cowan for Morcombe’s murder.

Keywords
  • undercover operations,
  • Daniel Morcombe,
  • Mr. Big,
  • covert,
  • murder
Publication Date
Summer March 14, 2014
Citation Information
Terry J Goldsworthy. "Mr Big: the covert technique that solved the Morcombe case" The Conversation (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/terry_goldsworthy/12/