Scott Murphy was last seen at his home address in Spalford Tasmania
on the 13th of June 2020.
Scott’s vehicle was located on private property at Loongana. An
extensive land and air search was undertaken of the area however
Scott was not located.
He may have been wearing dark trousers at the time of his
Anyone with information which may assist in locating the whereabouts
of Scott is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Tasmania Police 14 June
The search for missing man Scott Murphy
will resume tomorrow morning in the Castra area.
"Tomorrow’s search will cover dangerous terrain in what is
predicted to be poor weather conditions" said Steve Jones,
Inspector of Western Search and Rescue.
"We’ve had a number of people contact police and volunteer
to assist in the search. We appreciate the offers of
assistance but ask that people please don't converge at the
search scene tomorrow morning.
"With the dangerous terrain and poor weather conditions
predicted, we have a safe number of people prepared and
coordinated to systematically search the area. We ask that
additional people don't enter the search area and put
themselves at risk.
"What you can do if you're in the Loongana and Nietta/South
Nietta area is check any sheds or outbuildings on your
properties for any sign of Scott".
Anyone who has seen Scott or knows his current whereabouts
is asked to phone police on 131 444.
Inspector Steve Jones says search for 43yo Scott Murphy will
JUNE 17, 2020 2:18 PM AEST
Police have today suspended the search for missing man Scott
Murphy in north-west Tasmania.
After extensive searching in the Loongana area over several days
there has unfortunately been no sign of Mr Murphy.
Inspector Shane LeFevre said a review of the search had been
undertaken by experts.
“Considering recent extreme weather conditions and other factors,
it is extremely unlikely that Mr Murphy could have survived in that
“Police have continued to be in close contact with Mr Murphy’s
family and our thoughts remain with them at this difficult time,” he said.
While the search has been suspended, the investigation remains
active and police will continue to maintain a presence in the area.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Mr Murphy since
Saturday morning is again asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444.