Man charged for murder after body found in wheelie bin in Perth dam

The 51-year-old father-of-two was allegedly stabbed to death by his business partner Todd Nathan Kieran, 28, police said.

Man charged for murder after body found in wheelie bin in Perth dam

Western Australia police have charged a man with the murder of Dinh Lam Nguyen, whose body was found floating in a wheelie bin in Glen Brook Dam in Perth's east on Tuesday.

The 51-year-old father-of-two was allegedly stabbed to death by his business partner Todd Nathan Kieran, 28, police said.

They were long time business associates in Perth's drug trade, detectives alleging the pair were fighting over money in the hours before the murder.

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Kieran's alleged victim, Mr Nguyen, had a police history, sentenced to three years prison for drug trafficking in 2017.

Kiernan is now behind bars, after living with his parents at Mahogany Creek for little over two months.

But police found no bloodied rooms as investigations continued today.

Police say the key piece of evidence is a white ute which officers seized from the property last night.

Detectives are analysing the vehicle for human DNA as they believe it was used to transport the victim's body to Glen Brook Dam.

Investigations come after members of the public discovered Mr Nguyen's remains on Tuesday afternoon when they noticed a bad smell coming from the bin.

Inside the bin they discovered a large object wrapped in pink plastic and upon closer inspection noticed a human body part. They then called police.

Mr Nguyen was last seen leaving his Dallington Crescent home in Balga on Monday — the same day police believe he was killed.

His blue Mazda has been located, found burnt out in Chidlow.

Witnesses can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

Source : 9 News More