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CASE TYPE: Murder
LOCATION: Harrison Road, Pennington
CASE DATE: February 9, 2002

Karen Anne Morton

REFERENCE NUMBER: MCIB CM15/06

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Karen Anne Morton

Rewards up to $200,000 will be paid by the Government of South Australia, at the discretion of the Commissioner of Police, to anyone who provides information and assistance that leads to the conviction of the person or persons responsible for the suspected murder of Karen Ann Morton (and/or leading to the location and recovery of the victim’s remains). 

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Karen Anne Morton
Missing presumed murdered

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Karen Morton, aged 35 years, was living with her partner and their two children when she went missing from her Pennington home on 9 February 2002. She was reported missing by her father on 27 May 2002, who was also the last to see her.

Ms Morton was an insulin dependent diabetic and was addicted to heroin. She suffered frequent hypo glycaemic attacks as she did not appropriately manage her condition. She also prostituted herself to fund her drug habit.

Ms Morton regularly attended government agencies seeking medical and financial assistance. She also sought help regarding domestic violence with her partner. The agencies have had no contact with Ms Morton since early 2002.

Police suspect Ms Morton has been murdered.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on
1 800 333 000, on-line or email an investigator..


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