Melinda Charlotte Clausen

Date of Birth: 9th December 1977

Place of Birth: Perth, Western Australia 

Gender: Female

Father: Thomas Clausen

Mother: Barbara


Spouse: Craig Tyler m. (8th July 2010)

Son: Michael (b. April 2011) 

Daughter: Olivia (b. November 2012) 

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First Appearance: Suffer Little Children 

Last Appearance: Bed of Roses (as a main character) 

Physical Description Edit

  • Height: 167 cm
  • Hair: White Blonde
  • Eyes: Blue
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Background Edit

Personal Life Edit

Of Danish-Australian heritage, her grandfather was part of the Danish resistance movement working against the Nazis. Her husband Craig is also a detective, but he works with the Joint Organised Crime Task Force combating the supply of methamphetamine in Western Australia. Things are complicated when the subject of one of Craig’s investigations comes after him personally, petrol bombing his car outside their house and necessitating a protection detail for them and the kids while Melinda is trying to run an investigation (MCS5).

Career History Edit

In early 2017, she was promoted and offered a position in the Special Crime Squad.