Parentally abducted siblings found in Queensland

Australian Federal Police officers yesterday located and recovered parentally abducted siblings Serena and Thomas Speath in Queensland after a three year investigation.

The siblings had been missing since December 2014 and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia issued a recovery order in 2015. Police enquiries lead to the recovery of the sibling’s yesterday morning.

The AFP would like to thank the public and media for their continued interest and support in the matter.

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AFP National Media: (02) 6131 6333

Editor’s Note: A Section 121 Publication Order under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) has been made to allow publication and broadcast of this information. Specifically, Order 5 permits a report of the recovery of the children. This media release complies with the requirements of the Section 121 Publication Order under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth). In accordance with the orders of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, other than reporting the above facts, there can be no further reporting of this matter.


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