Police make fresh appeal over Nelson disappearance

Police have made a fresh appeal for information about the suspicious disappearance of Mt Gambier man Gordon Hamm.

Police have made a fresh appeal for information about the suspicious disappearance of Mt Gambier man Gordon Hamm.

POLICE  have made a fresh appeal for information about the suspicious disappearance of Mt Gambier man Gordon Hamm at Nelson in July last year. 

Mr Hamm was last seen on the Nelson bridge at around 4am on Wednesday 17 July. 

Police believe Mr Hamm was the passenger in a silver Toyota Corolla sedan bearing South Australian registration plates.

The vehicle was being driven by a woman from Mt Gambier and was stopped by two vehicles on the bridge.

One vehicle drove in front of the Toyota and a second vehicle parked behind, blocking the path of the Toyota.

Police alleged two men, armed with guns, got out of the vehicles and approached the Toyota, removing Mr Hamm by force.

Three men have been charged in relation to Mr Hamm’s death, but his remains are yet to be found. 

Homicide Squad detectives returned to Mount Gambier on Monday to follow up a number of leads in the 34-year-old’s disappearance. 

Two men from Mt Gambier, a 29-year-old and 35-year-old, were extradited to Victoria and charged with murder in July last year. 

A 21-year-old Mt Gambier man was extradited to Victoria and was charged with accessory to murder in October last year. 

Detectives urge anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppers.com.au. 

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