Brekky Wrap: Selfies Appear On Facebook Page Of Man 'Murdered' Four Years Ago

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Police in the U.K. have launched an investigation after selfies of a man feared murdered four years ago appeared on Facebook. 

Ricardas Puisys, 35, from Cambridgeshire was last seen leaving his workplace in September 2015.

Police tried multiple times to track him down, with the disappearance later treated as a murder. A suspect was arrested on suspicion of killing Puisys, but released due to a lack of evidence.

Officers have now uncovered a Facebook account in Puisys' name which has recent selfies "believed to be of him," they said in a statement.

"We have been trying to make contact with the person behind this account, but are yet to establish whether Ricardas is alive," Detective Chief Inspector Adam Gallop said.

Ricardas Puisys may be alive. Image: Cambridgeshire Police via Cambridgeshire Live

An alarming new report has found ex-serving women are twice as likely to take their own lives than other Australian women, while ex-servicemen are 18 percent more likely to suicide than other civilians.

Between 2001 and 2017, 419 serving and former ADF personnel took their own lives, according to the research released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

It also found that veterans were more likely to be prescribed antidepressants and opioids than civilians and are more likely to use homelessness services.

There have been calls for a royal commission into veteran suicides.

Image: AAP.



Australia's Women In Defence Have Alarmingly High Suicide Rates

A new report has revealed ex-servicewomen take their own lives at more than double the rate of the broader female population.

The federal government’s bill cracking down on unions has been defeated in the Senate.

The Liberals were confident they had the backing of Pauline Hanson, however, One Nation sided with Labor, the Greens and Jacqui Lambie in the final vote.

The bill is expected to be reintroduced next year.

A police officer in charge on the day of the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster has been cleared of manslaughter charges.

David Duckenfield was on trial, accused of causing the deaths of 95 Liverpool fans at an FA Cup semi-final in Sheffield.

It is to this day, the U.K.’s worst sporting disaster.

Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield, accused of the manslaughter by gross negligence of 95 Liverpool supporters at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final Image: Getty

Back home, NSW firefighters have issued a fresh warning to residents ahead of a hot and windy weekend.

There are 148 bushfires burning across the state, with 66 yet to be contained.

Total fire bans are in place across five areas today.

Thousands of victims of the devastating Brisbane floods will this morning learn if they’ll be awarded compensation.

More than 23,000 properties were inundated with water in early 2011.

A class action launched three years later alleged water levels at Wivenhoe and Somerset dams northwest of Brisbane were mismanaged in the lead-up to the event.

Flooding inundates the Brisbane suburb of Yeronga, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011. Image: Dave Hunt via AAP

Australian clothing label Bardot has gone into voluntary administration.

The CEO says the business was ‘no longer viable’ amidst growing competition in the domestic market.

There are 72 stores across Australia, employing roughly 800 staff.

Bardot has gone into administration. Image: Google Maps

In sport, the second test against Pakistan gets underway in Adelaide today.

The Aussies have named an unchanged side after dominating the first test at the Gabba.

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