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Missing Person Joao De Ornelas
  • Missing since: Wednesday, March 3, 2010
  • Last seen: Geeveston TAS
  • Jurisdiction: TAS
  • Year of birth: 1933
  • Age now: 84
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 165cm
  • Build: Heavy
  • Hair: Grey, White
  • Complexion: Olive
  • Distinguishing features: Wore reading glasses.


Joao De Ornelas, then aged 76, was last seen at Tahunie Airwalk, Geeveston, Tasmania on 3 March 2010 at approximantely 2pm. A tourist from Sydney, NSW, he wandered off from his bus tour group and did not return. Joao was on the bus trip with his wife and a family friend.
He is described as wearing navy blue shorts, blue shirt, blue vest and blue peaked cap.
If you have information that may assist police to locate Joao, please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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