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News Journalist Brian Tolfree in the field working
News Cameraman Brian Peters out in the field
Maureen Tolfree, Brian's Sister
Maureen Tolfree, Brian's sister who brought him up.

Death in East Timor

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Maureen Tolfree was a surrogate mum to her 3 younger brothers, even after she married and had 3 of her own. One of her brothers, Brian Peters, emigrated to Australia at 18 and made a name for himself as a news photographer.  In 1975 Brian went out to East Timor for a weeks reconnaisance for Channel 9...he never returned.

Maureen was never given a straight answer by the Australian or British press on what happened to Brian and his team.  She became so distraught that no-one knew where his body was that her hair fell out - but still no-one stepped up to help...

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