William Tyrrell: Police Minister ‘nervous’ public slinging match could impact future court proceedings
NSW Police Minister David Elliot says he’s “nervous” discussion in the public domain over the William Tyrrell investigation could impact future court proceedings.
It comes as tensions rose between former detective Gary Jubelin, who defended his initial investigation into the disappearance after the state’s current police commissioner, Mick Fuller, said the new team “inherited a bit of a mess”.
Mr Elliot says while disagreement on cases is part of the “rough and tumble of law enforcement in a western democracy” he admitted he is worried about the wrong things being said in the public domain.
“I am nervous that some of the discussion in the public domain could interfere with the judicial process,” he said on 2GB Drive.
“I’m hoping that those who are having these discussions in the public domain keep that in mind, and I think we owe that to the family and William Tyrrell as well.”
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