Haunting closing picture of a bikie affiliate in an taxi after he was summoned to fulfill his bosses in Melbourne – and was by no means seen once more
- Kerry Giakoumis, 29, caught flight from Adelaide to Melbourne on June 5, 2020
- He then missed his flight 5 days later and his whereabouts has eluded police
- Officers worry he met with foul play following a dispute with Hells Angels bikies
- They launched footage displaying Mr Giakoumis in a taxi earlier than his disappearance
This haunting picture is among the final moments bikie affiliate Kerry Giakoumis was seen in public earlier than he was believed to be killed in a legal turf battle.
Giakoumis, 29, caught a flight from Adelaide to Melbourne with two fellow associates of the Hells Angels bikie gang on June 5, 2020.
Precisely why he travelled to Victoria is unclear, however the cowl story he gave to household was that he was lining up an enormous concreting contract.
Associates mentioned he wasn’t eager to go, and had a nasty feeling in regards to the journey, however was harassed with calls demanding he fly over – and so he went.
He then missed his return flight residence 5 days later and was final seen on the Hells Angels clubhouse in Thomastown within the early hours of June 10.
A haunting picture has captured the ultimate moments of a person driving in a taxi earlier than he disappeared following ‘a dispute’ with bikies greater than a yr in the past
Giakoumis, 29, caught a flight from Adelaide to Melbourne with two fellow associates of the Hells Angels bikie gang on June 5, 2020. He was by no means seen once more
Police consider a dispute befell and Mr Giakoumis met with foul play – although they weren’t capable of uncover precisely what occurred to him.
They launched CCTV footage displaying one of many final moments Mr Giakoumis was seen in public and catching a taxi in Melbourne.
The concreter is sitting within the again seat, sporting a yellow t-shirt, and holding his cellphone in a single hand.
Police additionally launched footage taken of Mr Giakoumis visiting a comfort retailer earlier than he boarded his flight from South Australia to Victoria.
He’s seen sporting black monitor pants and a particular Chicago Bulls jumper, which he was recognized to put on whereas in Melbourne.
Police say they’re nearly sure Mr Giakoumis met with foul play and need to know what occurred on the Hells Angels clubhouse – or another location – within the early hours of the morning he disappeared.
Hells Angels members and different associates have been believed to be there on the time. It is understood the Adelaide man was not a patched member of the membership.
Murder investigators searched a number of properties in June final yr, together with the Lipton Drive clubhouse in Thomastown.
In addition they adopted a number of strains of inquiry, however have thus far been unable to seek out any hint of Mr Giakoumis or cost anybody over his disappearance.
‘Somebody on the market know what occurred to Kerry and why – and we’re hopeful they’re prepared to speak to us,’ Detective Inspector Andrew Stamper mentioned.
Police have additionally launched footage taken of Mr Giakoumis visiting a comfort retailer earlier than he boarded his flight from South Australia to Victoria
The Hells Angels clubhouse in Thomastown, Melbourne the place Mr Giakoumis was final seen on June 10, 2020
He was in common contact along with his household all through his time in Melbourne.
A pal of Mr Giakoumis mentioned he observed the 29-year-old was performing otherwise earlier than he left Adelaide.
‘I by no means knew him to only up and go like that,’ he instructed Herald Solar. ‘He mentioned he was going for work functions nevertheless it did not appear so as to add up.’
The pal mentioned Mr Giakoumis had been operating with members of the North Crew chapter since he was a young person – however by no means formally joined the Hells Angels.
‘He was by no means planning on becoming a member of the Hells Angels due to the implications it will have on a household,’ he mentioned. ‘He needed to be his personal particular person.’