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FLOYD Terrence

Terrence James FLOYD

Missing Person Terrence Floyd
  • Missing since: Saturday, June 28, 1975
  • Last seen: Avoca VIC
  • Responsible jurisdiction: VIC
  • Date of Birth: 1963
  • Age now: 54
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 147cm
  • Build: Thin
  • Hair: Brown
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Reward offered: $1,000,000 - more information


  • Terrence Floyd was 12-years-old when he disappeared from the Avoca area on 28 June 1975. Terry was last seen on the Pyrenees Highway between Avoca and Maryborough about 4.45pm.

    That day Terrence had been playing u/15 football and was expected to return home around 5.30 pm. When he did not return his father reported him missing to the Maryborough Police Station. When he was initially reported missing, police noted that he was a defiant child who had threatened to run away on previous occasions.

    The investigation was later taken over by Ballarat CIB when it was learnt that Terrence was sighted near Avoca on the Maryborough-Avoca Road and that witnesses indicated that he may have been taken away in a vehicle. Numerous persons of interest were identified and interviewed but Terrence was not located.

    In 2000 the investigation was re-opened by the Homicide Squad and numerous persons of interest interviewed. This investigation culminated in the matter proceeding to inquest. No person has been charged in relation to the disappearance of Terrence.

    If you have information that may assist police with the dissapearance of Terrence please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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