Rene Latimore, a Queensland woman, was allegedly murdered and a teenager has been arrested. On Friday morning, police arrested a 17-year-old man in connection with the alleged murder of Ms Latimore, 31, whose body was found on August 29 on a property in Koumala, south of Mackay. Her body was discovered 11 days later on a cattle ranch in Libbie, where she was buried. What happened to Rene Latimore? How did Rene Latimore die?
Who is the 17 years old teenage killer?
Detective Inspector Jack Savage said the man was from Mackay and is of 17 years old. A 17-year-old boy has been accused of murdering a Queensland woman whose body was found on a sprawling cattle property.
Where was the husband of Rene latimore ? family, child
Rene Latimore had a 14-year-old son but no information about her husband. She had a loving and funny son Frankie.
Her sister, Katie Marchetti, had made an appeal in September for people to come forward with information about what happened to her sister, who she described as ‘easy going’ and a ‘very caring mother’.
It is believed that Rene latimore was a single mom, as her sister Katie described Rene as only “Caring Mom”.
Where did Mackay’s mom Rene Latimore live?
Rene disappeared from the Koumala area in north Queensland on August 13. Her body was found on an Ilbilbie property this week.
What happened to Rene Latimore? How did Rene Latimore die?
Rene Latimore’s body was discovered after a large-scale search of a rural property on Shirmer Road in Koumala. Latimore, who lived in Koumala near Mackay, went missing on August 9.
Police have not released information about how Ms Latimore died.
While police have apprehended Ms Latimore’s alleged killer, DI Jack Savage said investigations were still continuing.
Arrest of Rene Latimore killer
Last month, police released images of a car suspected to have been connected with the crime.
“The arrest today brings an end to this portion of the investigation, there are a number of avenues that we’re still running out.”
“We’ve arrested one person…that doesn’t just mean it stops, we’ve got to consider other evidence that comes in, and if that takes us to another avenue we’ll go down that path.”
How was Rene latimore’s body found?
The 31-year-old went missing from a rural property in Koumala, south of Mackay, in early August. Several weeks later her body was found at the property where she had been living with family. On Friday morning, police charged a teenager with one count of murder.
What did the police say when the body was found?
Detective Inspector Jack Savage said the man was from Mackay, but police could not reveal whether he was known to Ms Latimore.
“The investigation itself from August until today has been very complex in nature,” DI Savage said.
“[The alleged offender] is 17 years old so I’m limited in what [information] I can provide.”