Case Date: February 27, 1982
Location: War Memorial Drive, Adelaide
On the evening of Saturday 27 February 1982, Mark Langley, aged 18 years, attended an 18th birthday party at Windsor Gardens. At around 1.15 a.m. Mark left the party with two friends in a white Datsun 1600 and drove to the city where they parked on War Memorial Drive (alongside the River Torrens). A minor argument occurred between Mark and his friends which resulted in Mark getting out of the car and walking off on the northern side of the road.
The friends drove off before returning to War Memorial Drive a few minutes later to collect Mark, but he could not be located. He was never seen alive again.
On 8 March 1982, Mark’s body was found dumped alongside Sprigg Road at Summertown. It was apparent that he had been murdered at a different location and then dumped at Summertown
Police believe this murder is associated with other high profile murders commonly referred to in the media as the ÛÏFamily MurdersÛ.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on
1 800 333 000, on-line or email an investigator.
Reference Number: MCIB CM82/25
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