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Missing Person Renata Wolanin
  • Missing since: Wednesday, August 2, 1989
  • Last seen: Lynden Park SA
  • Jurisdiction: SA
  • Year of birth: 1948
  • Age now: 69
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 157cm
  • Build: Slim
  • Hair: Black, Shoulder length
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Distinguishing features: Mole on right cheek
  • Reward offered: $200,000


During the early hours of 2 August 1989, Renata Wolanin, then aged 41 years, walked out of her home at Linden Park after a domestic dispute with her husband. She has not been seen since.
She left her house wearing a night dress, dressing gown and was barefoot. Renata was last seen walking south along Verdale Avenue towards Glen Osmond.
When her husband awoke later the same morning he noticed that she was not in the house, he left for work and she still had not arrived home. Her husband thought she may have left early and he did not hear her return home.
Renata was reported missing at the Norwood Police Station at about 3.50pm the same day.
Police suspect she has been murdered. If you have information that may assist police please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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