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Cheryl Gene GRIMMER

Missing Person - Cheryl Grimmer
Missing Person - Cheryl Grimmer Missing Person - Cheryl Grimmer Missing Person - Cheryl Grimmer
  • Missing since: Monday, January 12, 1970
  • Last seen: Wollongong NSW
  • Jurisdiction: NSW
  • Year of birth: 1966
  • Age now: 50
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Height: 91cm
  • Build: Thin
  • Hair: Blonde, Short
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Distinguishing features: Protruding belly button
  • Reward offered: $100,000 - more information


Cheryl Gene Grimmer was last seen on 12 January 1970 at Fairy Meadow Beach, Wollongong, NSW. Cheryl, who was just three years old at the time of her disappearance, had spent the morning at the beach with her mother and three elder brothers.

Cheryl was abducted from outside the change shed at the beach. Investigations since her disappearance have failed to find any trace of Cheryl and it is believed she has been murdered.

On the 11 September 2012, the Police Minister at the time issued a reward of $100,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the abduction and murder Cheryl. If you have information that may assist police to locate Cheryl please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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