Cheryl Gene Grimmer, afterwards aged three, was kidnapped outward a change sheds during Fairy Meadow Beach, Wollongong, on Jan 12, 1970, where she was spending a day with her mom and 3 brothers.
Despite endless searches during a time and over a years, she has never been found.
A Coronial Inquest conducted in 2011 found Cheryl had died though her means and demeanour of genocide remained undetermined. Her physique has never been located.
The Coroner endorsed a examination be referred to military for serve investigation.
In 2012, a reinvestigation was conducted by Wollongong Police District underneath Strike Force Wessel.
Following a vital crime examination late final year, a box will be changed to a Homicide Squad’s Unsolved Homicide Unit for intensity serve reinvestigation.
In acknowledgment of today’s 50-year anniversary, a NSW Government has increasing a prerogative for information that leads to a detain and self-assurance of those obliged to $1 million.
Homicide Squad Commander, Detective Superintendent Daniel Doherty, pronounced detectives inspire any information from a village that might assistance yield answers to Cheryl’s family.
“By charity a top value NSW Government prerogative 5 decades after Cheryl disappeared, we are appealing to those people who know something though have not formerly been prone to support police,” Det Supt Doherty.
“Witnesses during a time reported saying an different masculine carrying Cheryl towards a automobile park 50-years ago currently though there has been no snippet of her ever since.
“We acquire any information that might support a investigation. There are now a million reasons to come forward.”
Cheryl’s brother, Ricki Nash, pronounced a Grimmer family are carefree a prerogative will assistance tighten a case.
“There are no difference to news a pain of losing a sister and a impact Cheryl’s disappearance has had on a whole family,” he said.
“Every day we are reminded of a comfortless approach she was taken from us and we wish this prerogative is what is indispensable to move probity for Cheryl.”
Anyone with information that might support Strike Force Wessel investigators is urged to hit Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in despotic confidence. The open is reminded not to news crime around NSW Police amicable media pages