Saturday, January 3, 1970

IRENE REES - Murdered

3 January 1970
hot dead in Hill's 1967 Valiant, which was parked at Newcastle South Beach, NSW. The couple had been embracing under a blanket when they were killed by at least 2 shots from a .22 calibre rifle. Police believe the shots were fired from a car which was parked next to Hill's. About 50 people were parked along the esplanade at the time of the murders, some of whom heard shots, but the bodies were not noticed until nearly 4 hours later. Despite some early leads, no suspects have ever been identified.
IRENE REES (19) and her boyfriend RAYMOND HILL (24) were s

Thursday, January 1, 1970

Jean Climas Missing since April 1969

Personal Details At time of disappearance: Missing since 1969 from Mosman Park, Western Australia Employment: Jean worked at a local lunch bar or milk bar in Mosman Park Age:20 Year of birth: Height: 154 cm - 5'1/2" Build: Medium Eyes: Hair: Blonde but may be naturally dark, curly Complexion: Fair Gender: Female Distinguishing Feature: Alias: Jean Shaw, Jean Batten Circumstances: Jean Climas vanished in Mosman Park in 1969. Described as quiet and shy, she was 20 when she moved into a 5 storey block of flats possibly on Murray Avenue 15 minutes walk from Victoria Street (train) Station in Mosman Park and worked in a nearby deli. Miss Climas left her children, aged six months and 18 months, in Bendigo, Victoria with her sister and moved to Mosman Park, in April 1969, in the company of a man. He got a job at Renaware, selling pots and pans, then apparently left Mosman Park alone after a few months and drove north and eventually to South Australia. Jean Climas has not been heard from since her move to Mosman Park, and all efforts to locate her have proven fruitless. Investigators If you have any information concerning this case, please contact: Bendigo, Victoria Police (03) 5440 2540

Maureen Braddy

40 Years ago a young couple were last seen at a dance and have never been seen again. They were 17 year old Allan Whyte of Bendigo .Victoria .Australia and 16 year old Maureen Braddy. Both were employed by the Crystal Egg Company at Bendigo. None of the bank accounts had been accessed since and Allan left behind his pride and joy, his FJ

Lucille Gaye Butterworth

Personal Details
Last seen: Monday, 25 August 1969
Year of birth: 1945
Height: 157cm
Build: Slim
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blonde
Complexion: Fair
Gender: Female
Distinguishing Feature:
Circumstances: Lucille was last seen by her mother on 25 August 1969. After a day working at the local radio station, Lucille accepted a lift from a colleague to a bus stop. Lucille was on her way to a Miss Tasmania fundraising meeting in New Norfolk