Private school teacher is ‘tied to a chair’ before being hit and killed by a semi-trailer on a busy highway – as couple are charged
- Anthony Stott, 43, was last seen at Brisbane Airport at 3pm on Sunday
- He was allegedly tied up, transported five hours north, and hit by the truck
- A 38-year-old woman and a 46-year-old have been charged
A private school teacher was allegedly tied to a chair before being hit and killed by a semi-trailer on a busy highway.
Anthony Stott, 43, was allegedly tied up near a Round Mountain property in northern New South Wales.
He was hit by the truck on the Pacific Highway at Cudgera Creek, five hours north, at 7am on Monday.
The private school teacher from Fortitude Valley in Brisbane was last seen at Brisbane Airport at 3pm on Sunday after a trip to Peru (pictured)
The teacher from Fortitude Valley in Brisbane was last seen at Brisbane Airport at 3pm on Sunday after a trip to Peru, The Courier Mail reported.
A 38-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man who live at the Round Mountain property were charged with taking or detaining a person with intent to obtain financial advantage.
Detective Acting Superintendent Brendon Cullen said his silver BMW was found on the M1 Pacific Highway at 2am on Monday.
Police have not ruled out illicit drugs bring involved.
The Brisbane teacher’s silver BMW was found on the M1 Pacific Highway at 2am (pictured)
‘We want to speak with anyone on the NSW Far North Coast or across the border in Queensland who may have had dealings with or had spoken with him since Sunday 9 February,’ Mr Cullen said.
‘We’re also wanting to speak with anyone who may have seen his vehicle on Sunday afternoon– a silver BMW with NSW registration ANL 72Y.’
The pair were refused bail to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on February 17.