Thursday, January 24, 1980
Sex: Female Year of Birth: 1956 At Time of Disappearance on 24 January 1980 Age: 24 Height (cm): 162.0 Build: Thin Hair Colour: Brown Eye Colour: Blue Complexion: Fair Nationality: Racial Appearance: Caucasian Circumstances: Marion was last seen at Cammeray.
Thursday, January 10, 1980
Sex: Female Year of Birth: 1961 At Time of Disappearance on 10 January 1980. Age: 18 Height (cm): 162.0 Build: Thin Hair Colour: Brown Eye Colour: Brown Complexion: Olive Nationality: Australian Racial Appearance: Caucasian Circumstances Annette was last seen at Asquith
Thursday, January 3, 1980
$100k reward to solve horrific 1980 murder
Mar 19, 2011
Authorities are offering a $100,000 reward in an attempt to finally solve the brutal murder of Melbourne mother Elaine Jones 31 years ago.The 39-year-old was murdered while on holiday in the NSW Murray River town of Tocumwal with her family in January 1980.
Intensifying the tragedy, her husband Alan suffered a fatal heart attack upon finding his wife's naked body in the Murray River the morning after she vanished.
NSW Police Minister Michael Daley has announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for her death.
"This appears to be an unprovoked random act of violence which has remained unsolved for 31 years," Mr Daley said.
"Mrs Jones deserves justice and police will never give up on finding those responsible."
Despite extensive investigations only one sneaker belonging to Mrs Jones was located at the crime scene.
What police do know is that Mrs Jones left her caravan at Town Beach to walk a short distance to the local store about 9:00pm on January 3.
She began to walk back to the caravan park with the cigarettes and milk she had bought, but never made it.
The injuries inflicted on her were horrific and included extensive neck and head wounds.