Police arrest Murray Bridge man connected with murder of Oliver Todd

A Murray Bridge man police believe is connected with the murder of Oliver Todd has been arrested.

SA Police Major Crime Investigation detectives arrested the 41-year-old on Thursday, March 26 and charged him with impeding an investigation and two counts of providing a false statement to police.

Police bail was refused and he will face Murray Bridge Magistrates Court on Friday, March 27.

Mr Todd, a 47-year-old man from Murray Bridge, was reported missing from his home on Wednesday morning, December 11.

Police found signs of a physical struggle at his home, and at Jervois at 4.30pm that day, police located a body which was later identified as Mr Todd.

The Major Crime Investigation branch declared his death a murder, and on Thursday, December 12, two Murray Bridge men aged 30 and 49 were arrested and charged with murder.

It is believed Mr Todd had been at home when he was attacked with a tomahawk, and his body was wrapped in a wool bale bag and taken to the Jervois site adjacent the River Murray in a red Nissan Navara ute with the SA registration S307AMK.

Anyone with information about the investigation should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at www.crimestopperssa.com.au

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