Seven people arrested over suspected murder of bikie associate, Kerry Giakoumis


Seven people have been arrested as part of the investigation into the suspected murder of missing Hells Angels bikie gang associate, Kerry Giakoumis.

The Adelaide man was last seen alive at the Hells Angels clubhouse in Lipton Drive, Thomastown in Melbourne’s north on June 10 last year.

Detectives believe it is likely a dispute took place in the clubhouse on the night the 29-year-old was last seen that may be connected to other members or associates of the Hells Angels outlaw motorcycle gang.

READ MORE: Hells Angels club house raided in search for missing Adelaide man, Kerry Giakoumis.

Police believe Mr Giakoumis was murdered at the Hells Angels headquarters in Thomastown. Photo: AAP / Julian Smith.

Detective Superintendent Paul O’Halloran previously said police believed he was murdered in the clubhouse before his body was disposed of in the Jackson Creek area in Diggers Rest.

READ MORE: Victorian Police search creek for body of missing Hells Angel associate, Kerry Giakoumis.

But despite an extensive search of the creek over the past month, Mr Giakoumis’ body is yet to be found.

Police confirmed a dedicated taskforce set up to investigate his disappearance had arrested six men and a woman in Melbourne on Wednesday morning.

READ MORE: Police hold ‘grave fears’ for missing Adelaide bikie associate Kerry Giakoumis.

Detective Superintendent Paul O’Halloran confirmed the seven arrests. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Andrew Henshaw.

A Victoria Police spokeswoman said officers raided residential properties in Keilor Downs, Mernda, West Melbourne, St Albans, Laverton and Diggers Rest.

She said searches at those properties were ongoing and the seven people would be interviewed by police.

No charges have been laid yet.

READ MORE: Investigation into Hells Angel associate Kerry Giakoumis’ disappearance continues.





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