SES search for clues in the Martinez-Barnett investigation.
SES search for clues in the Martinez-Barnett investigation. Chris Ison

Items found in Martinez-Barnett homicide search in Rocky

UPDATE 5.45PM: Detective Sergeant Scott Ingram this afternoon confirmed search crews found about half-a-dozen items that could be connected to the homicide of Robert and Chantal.

He would not confirm what those items were.

Searches were conducted yesterday and today near where Robert's car was found, in the Bowlin Rd precinct; and also near Alexandra St bridge in Parkhurst.

BREAKING THIS AFTERNOON: Several items have been found after searches were conducted at Port Curtis and Parkhurst, in connection with the Robert Martinez and Chantal Barnett homicide investigation.

Police and State Emergency Service crews started their search of areas in the Rockhampton suburbs yesterday and today.

What crews found is not known at this stage.

Police urge anyone with information to come forward. You can call 1800 333 000.

More information to come.


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