Samuel Thompson with his orange 2016 Ford Mustang.
Samuel Thompson with his orange 2016 Ford Mustang. News Corp Australia

Man charged with murder of Samuel Thompson

POLICE have charged a man with the murder of 22-year-old Brisbane man Samuel Thompson.

Detectives from the Hendra Criminal Investigations Branch charged the 23-year-old with murder after establishing a crime scene at a Bald Hills house.

Thompson's body has not been found.

The 23-year-old Bald Hills man has been charged with one count each of murder and interfering with a corpse.

He is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Friday.

Police and SES searching at the Remondis landfill site at Swanbank.
Police and SES searching at the Remondis landfill site at Swanbank. Tim Marsden

The investigation is ongoing.

The search for Mr Thompson has been the largest active police investigation in Brisbane.

The parents of the former state representative ice hockey player fronted media last week and pleaded for their beloved son to make contact.

His family described Mr Thompson as "generous, thoughtful and loyal".

The family of Samuel Thompson appeal to the public for information in Brisbane on Wednesday, March 22.
The family of Samuel Thompson appeal to the public for information in Brisbane on Wednesday, March 22. Dan Peled
News Corp Australia

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