Leo Lipp-Neighbours has been missing for more than three
years after disappearing on 24th January 2010 from his
Nelson home. Photo / Supplied
Tip-offs from the public have led to police raiding
houses they hoped might lead to clues in the case of missing
Nelson student Leo Leo Lipp-Neighbours.
As the fourth anniversary of the disappearance of Mr
Lipp-Neighbours approaches, police last week executed two
search warrants on addresses in Marlborough.
A third Marlborough address was searched by consent of the
occupants as a result of information received from the
But while computers were seized from the address for forensic
examination, investigation head Detective Sergeant Mark
Kaveney said they did not unearth anything to link the
occupants to Mr Lipp-Neighbours, last seen on January 24,
After an extensive review of the investigation last year,
police concluded his disappearance was the result of foul
But they are still in the dark as to where Mr Lipp-Neighbours
or his distinctive orange Toyota station wagon may be.
Mr Kaveney said police were not giving up hope of finding
"We know that someone out there knows something," he said.
"I just hope their conscience gets the better of them sooner
rather than later and they come forward with that
Anyone with information that may be relevant to Mr
Lipp-Neighbours' disappearance should contact Nelson Police
on 03 546 3840 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555
A $50,000 Crimestoppers reward remains active.