Body of Outlaw Motorcycle gang enforcer Mark
Easter had to be identified from his tattoos
The Daily Telegraph
June 28, 20154:23PM
Image of Mark Easter. Detectives are hoping
to speak with anyone who may have seen him between Tuesday
and Friday. Supplied by police Media.
REBELS outlaw motorcycle club enforcer Mark
Easter was so badly disfigured from gunshots to his head that police
had to identify him from his tattoos when his body was found on
The executed body of Mr Easter, who was the Sergeant
at Arms of the Rebels’ city chapter, was found by council workers near
the Pacific Highway at Cowan shortly after his family had reported him
Detective Inspector Grant Taylor from the homicide
squad said the 37-year-old from Little Bay in Sydney’s south had last
been seen by his de facto having dinner at Potts Point on Tuesday night.
Police investigators at the scene of Mark
Easter’s murder. Picture: Troy Snook
A detective arrives at the Cowan scene where
Easter was shot. Picture: Troy Snook
“We are very keen to hear from anyone who might have some
knowledge of his movements between then and the discovery of his body on
Friday morning,” said DI Taylor.
He said police are looking closely at his links with
the outlaw motorcycle gang and confirmed Mr Easter was a close associate
of Rebels Windsor chapter president John Weston.
Last week Weston, 35, was arrested and charged with
the shooting of Summernats and MotorEx judge Laurie Starling outside his
Central Coast car restoration business.
Mr Starling, who ran the Chop Shop car restoration
business, was not known to the police and had no bikie connections. It
is alleged he got caught in the middle of a feud between two underworld
The 29-year-old was shot multiple times in the stomach
and bled to death at the wheel of his car in July last year. Three men
were seen fleeing from the scene in a small silver car.
Another former member of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle
gang, Timothy Steven Rolfe, 29, was arrested and charged with Mr
Starling’s murder in April.
The scene where Mark Easter’s body was found
by council workers on Friday morning. Picture: Troy Snook
DI Taylor said police would be examining all possible
leads in Mr Easter’s shooting and could not rule out a link to the
“It remains to be seen as to why he was killed and we
don’t isolate any particular direction of inquiry there,” he said.
“Obviously we will be looking closely at his links to
outlaw motorcycle gangs — that usually comes with certain hazards.”
A post mortem has not yet established the time of Mr
Easter’s death but DI Taylor said the indications were that he died at
some time on Thursday.