Wednesday, May 5, 1976

Margaret Rosewarne

The Minister for Police and Corrective Services has approved a reward of $250,000 be offered for information which leads to the apprehension and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Margaret Rosetta Rosewarne at Mudgeeraba on or about 5 May 1976.
In addition, an appropriate indemnity from prosecution will be recommended for any accomplice, not being the person who actually committed the crime, who first gives such information.
The allocation of the $250,000 reward will be at the sole discretion of the Commissioner of the Police Service.
The body of Margaret Rosetta Rosewarne was found at about 3.45pm on 21 May 1976. The body was located in long grass some eight metres off the edge of a newly formed road within the industrial development site called Newcastle Street about one half-kilometre from Reedy Creek Road, a back road between Burleigh Heads and Mudgeeraba. She had died as a result of massive head injuries.
Any member of the public with information which could assist Police is asked to contact:
  • the Homicide Investigation Group, Brisbane, Phone (07) 3364 6122;
  • any Police Station; or
  • Crime Stoppers, Phone 1800 333 000