Police release identity of body recovered in Burrell Boom

vlcsnap-2013-05-29-19h33m04s42On Tuesday we told you that a dead man was found in the Burrell Boom area behind Henderson Bank. He has since been identified as 37 year old Ellis Dawson of Sandhill, who was to have celebrated his 38th birthday this week. The post mortem showed that he had been stabbed over twenty times and was missing an arm and a leg, likely due to crocodiles in the river. Family members say that he was last seen on Friday and appeared to be in good spirits. Police have classified the case as a homicide and are investigating.

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