Kevin Pearce

Announced June 2015

Victoria Police have announced a $1 million reward for information surrounding the death of Kevin Hugh Pearce.

Bendigo man, Kevin Hugh Pearce was shot at McPhees Distribution Centre/Transport Depot in Bellevue road, Golden Square on the night of April 15, 1985. 

The 45-year-old, was shot at close range by an unknown person using a high-powered .308 hunting rifle and died from his wounds in hospital on 6 May, 1985.

The co-operation of the public is sought to establish the identity of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Kevin Hugh Pearce who was last seen alive on 15 April, 1985 in Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria.

A reward of up to one million dollars ($1,000,000) will be paid at the discretion of the Chief Commissioner of Police, for information leading to the apprehension and subsequent conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Kevin Hugh Pearce.

The Director of Public Prosecutions will consider, according to established guidelines, the granting of indemnification from prosecution to any person who provides information as to the identity of the principal offender or offenders in this matter.

Any information given will be treated as confidential and may be given at any time to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or the Homicide Cold Case and Missing Persons Squad, 313 Spencer Street, West Melbourne on (03) 8690 2606 during business hours.