Geraldton Police wish to advise that the current crime scene in place on Eighth Avenue Wonthella will be remaining in place for the foreseeable future. Eighth Avenue is blocked off from Pass Street, heading in an easterly direction and continues to the intersection of Eighth Avenue and Howard Street.
This crime scene incorporates a number of sporting facilities in that region, and at the present time, Geraldton Police can advise the following:
Geraldton Netball Association: The Geraldton Netball association advise they are cancelling all fixtures for tonight.
Geraldton Basketball Association: Fixtures continuing as per normal. Parking for the basketball association will be utilised at the rear outdoor basketball courts and entry to the complex through the rear entry. No access will be permitted to the front of the premises.
Geraldton Badminton Centre: No contact has been made as yet, but this building is in a position where no persons will have access to it.
The crime scene does not impact parking for the Geraldton Tennis club, bowling club, soccer, Bridge, Squash or the Towns Football club.
Geraldton Police thank the public for their understanding in relation to this incident and will advise when the road re-opens as per usual.