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Man arrested in connection with Oliver Todd murder

26 Mar 2020 7:14pm

Today, Detectives from SA Police Major Crime Investigation Branch arrested a man in connection with the murder of Murray Bridge man, Oliver Todd.

On the morning of Wednesday 11 December 2019, Murray Bridge Resident Oliver Todd was reported missing from his home at 10am. There were signs of a physical struggle at the address.

At 4.30pm on the same date, police located the body of a man at Jervois, adjacent to the River Murray, about 15 kilometres south east of Murray Bridge.

The body was later identified as 47-year-old Oliver Todd, and the Major Crime Investigation Branch has since declared his death a murder.

It is believed Oliver Todd was attacked in his home with a tomahawk (a small axe), his body wrapped in a wool bale bag and transported to Jervois in a red Nissan Navara utility with a SA registration of S307AMK.

Major Crime Detectives today arrested a 41-year-old man from Murray Bridge in connection with the murder.

He was charged with impeding an investigation and two counts of providing a false statement to police.

He has been refused police bail and will appear in the Murray Bridge Magistrates Court tomorrow (27 March).

On Thursday 12 December 2019, a 30-year-old man and a 49-year-old man, both from Murray Bridge, were arrested and charged with murder.

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at