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Missing person - Karl Melo-Richards
  • Missing since: Friday, September 2, 2016
  • Last seen: Maroubra NSW
  • Jurisdiction: NSW
  • Year of birth: 1991
  • Age now: 26
  • Gender: Male
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Height: 175cm
  • Build: Medium
  • Hair: Brown, Short
  • Complexion: Olive
  • Eyes: Brown


Karl Melo-Richards, then aged 25, was last seen about 1:30pm on Friday 2 September 2016, at his home on Broome Street, Maroubra. He was reported missing after his younger sister arrived home from school to find an empty house, with front and back doors wide open, and Karl’s wallet, keys and car left behind.

Karl is described as being caucasian in appearance, 170 – 180cm tall, with a medium build. He has short brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen he was wearing a grey and black shirt, dark blue jeans and closed in shoes.

Karl has not been seen or heard from since. His disappearance is out of character. His family and Police hold fears for his safety and welfare.

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

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