Police officer named as ‘person of interest’ in search for Jesse Baird and Luke Davies


Jesse Baird and Luke Davies
Jesse Baird and Luke Davies. Image: Instagram

NSW Police have a new line of enquiry in the search for missing Sydney couple Jesse Baird and Luke Davies. 

Jesse Baird, a former Channel 10 presenter, feared a police officer was stalking him, friends have claimed.

It has now emerged that a serving officer previously dated Mr Baird, according to The Daily Telegraph.

READ MORE: Police hold ‘grave concerns’ for missing TV presenter Jesse Baird and his partner

Investigators confirmed they are now trying to speak to the man in question, but have been unable to locate him.

Police name police officer wanted for questioning 

Detectives are trying to track down general duties Constable Beau Lamarre as part of their investigation into the whereabouts of Jesse Baird and his partner Luke Davies

According to The Australian, detectives received information from Jesse’s relatives that he had been in a bitter break-up with Constable Lamarre.

“We are looking at all of their former partners … there is a police officer we want to speak to, yes, but he’s one of many we want to speak to at this early stage” a police source said.

In 2019, Lamarre embarked on a new career by joining the police force, transitioning from his prior role as a renowned celebrity blogger behind the popular website ‘That’s The Tea’

In 2020, a video showcasing Constable Lamarre tasering a man multiple times at close range captured widespread attention and went viral. Despite the controversy, a court and an internal police investigation both cleared him of any wrongdoing.

Search for Jesse Baird and Luke Davies

Jesse Baird and Luke Davies were last seen on CCTV footage on Monday night, but neither are believed to have been seen since.

The Daily Telegraph reported that a significant amount of blood was found inside Jesse Baird’s Paddington home. The property has been declared a crime scene.

Police also found bloodied possessions belonging to Luke and Jesse in a skip bin at a sports field in Cronulla.

“Both the missing person registry and the homicide squad are assisting,” Assistant Commissioner Michael Fitzgerald told reporters on Thursday afternoon.

NSW Police are appealing to anyone with information about Luke Davies or Jesse Baird’s whereabouts. – Or who may have information relevant to the investigation. – to contact Waverley Police or Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.

This is a developing story: We’ll update this article as we learn more. 

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Sarah Davison
Sarah Davison

After working in print and radio, Sarah has joined the team at QNews to expand their coverage into South Australia. Sarah has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, and a Masters in Journalism, Media, and Communications. Get in touch: sarah@qnews.com.au

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