The message to the mysterious caller on Friday adopted an appeal to the public earlier in the week for essential particulars main as much as the death of Terrence McCallion.
Mr McCallion was discovered fully-clothed in the river by a bunch on-board a houseboat between Bruce’s Bend and Psyche Pumps in Mildura about 3pm on May 1 in 2015.
Police imagine he was assaulted amid an altercation that occurred on the financial institution of the river moments earlier than his death and investigators have spoken to a person thought-about an individual of curiosity a number of occasions.
The man was on the river financial institution on the time Mr McCallion entered the water and police say he started yelling out for these on the passing houseboat to assist.
He is believed to have left the scene in Terrence’s white Nissan Pulsar shortly after.
The group used a small boat to get better the Buronga man and tried CPR on him earlier than emergency companies arrived, however he died in hospital later that evening.
In a press release the household mentioned they’d been left questioning what occurred to Terrence and why.
“The death of a parent is never easy but the violent nature of dad’s death and the mystery surrounding it made it especially traumatic,” it mentioned.
“Dad welcomed everybody into his house and created an prolonged household that he liked as his personal.
“Answers will help give us much-needed closure, so we can finally move forward from the constant pain of not knowing, to remember him for who is was and what he meant to each of us.”
Mildura Crime Investigation Unit Detective Acting Sergeant Adam Brymer mentioned police hoped the general public had extra particulars about Terrence’s earlier actions on Thursday April 30 and the morning of Friday, May 1.
“We know there are people who do know what happened on that day and hoping they’re now in a position to come forward and assist us,” he mentioned.
“We do have an individual of curiosity, he has been spoken to by investigators however we’re looking for additional witnesses who could have spoken this individual main as much as altercation on the river financial institution that day.
“Investigators are sure there was an altercation on Victorian side of the bank which caused Terrence to enter the water that day.”
Anyone with data ought to telephone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.