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Missing Person Tanya Farrington
  • Missing since: Thursday, March 22, 1979
  • Last seen: Crows Nest NSW
  • Jurisdiction: NSW
  • Year of birth: 1964
  • Age now: 52
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 167cm
  • Build: Slim
  • Hair: Brown, Long
  • Complexion: Olive
  • Eyes: Green/hazel
  • Reward offered: $100,000 - more information


Tanya Farrington was 14 years old when she went missing from her home in Crows Nest, New South Wales, on 22 March 1979.

She was last seen by her brother the night before watching TV. She was reported missing the following morning when her mother woke to find Tanya's bed hadn't been slept in and the back door was ajar.

It’s believed Tanya may have hitchhiked to Manly to spend time with her friends on the night of her disappearance. 

There is a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the suspicious disappearance and presumed murder of Tanya Farrington.

If you have information that may assist police to locate Tanya please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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