Ballarat man arrested in relation to Samantha Murphy’s disappearance

March 7, 2024 10:02 am in by
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A Ballarat man has been arrested by Missing Persons Squad detectives, as part of their investigations into the suspicious disappearance of Samantha Murphy.

The 22-year-old man was arrested shortly after 6am yesterday at his home address and remains in custody – although so far, no charges have been laid.

Ms. Murphy was last seen leaving her Eureka Street home on the morning of February 4th.

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Despite a significant investigation and searches of the Canadian Forest area, Ms. Murphy is still yet to be found.

Police say they have spoken with a number of people as part of this investigation and urge anyone who has CCTV or dash-cam footage to come forward.

Anyone who sights Samantha is asked to call 000 immediately.