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Key events in Tiahleigh Palmer murder

AAP logoAAP 20/09/2016

KEY EVENTS IN MURDER OF BRISBANE SCHOOLGIRL TIAHLEIGH PALMER:

2015

October

30 - Tiahleigh is dropped off at Marsden State High School

November

5 - A missing person alert is issued hours before an unidentified body is found by fishermen on the banks of Pimpama River

7 - Body confirmed as Tiahleigh's, SES volunteers begin searching river

8 - Friends hold candlelight vigil

9 - Detectives question school friends

10 - River search resumes but police admit they have few answers; Queensland government vows to review response processes for missing children in state care

11 - Search upgraded to include land surrounding school

13 - Police set up Crime Stoppers marquee, believe Tiahleigh may have wagged classes

14 - Tiahleigh's funeral honours a "beautifully imperfect" girl

30 - Police divers return to search Pimpama River

December

4 - Search widened after Tiahleigh's shoe found; police release footage of classroom two days prior to disappearance

2016

February

15 - $250,000 reward offered for information; more than 300 people contact Crime Stoppers

March

14 - Tiahleigh's biological mother Cindy makes public appeal to help find killer

23 - Police begin searching vacant house at Waterford West on Logan Reserve Road

July

11 - Queensland government announces new protocols on how authorities are to deal with children missing from out-of-home care in direct response to Tiahleigh's disappearance and murder

September

13 - Police seize a blue Ford Falcon XR6 they believe is linked to Tiahleigh's disappearance.

20 - Tiahleigh's foster father is charged with her murder; his wife and two males are also taken into custody.

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