Police dig for clues linked to missing Qld woman
DETECTIVES have started digging for items connected to the alleged homicide of a Hervey Bay woman.
This morning police began excavating an area in Maryborough on the Fraser Coast.
"Further information has been received by police suggesting there are items at the Ariadne Street site that could assist with further investigations of Shae Francis' disappearance," a Queensland Police Service statement said.
Cooper has also been charged with misconduct with a corpse by interfering and one count of stealing.
He is due to appear in Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on Thursday.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Shae or her disappearance to contact police.