Case Date: April 29, 1993
Suzanne Poll, 36 years of age, was working alone in the Sands and McDougall store at the Parabanks Shopping Centre, on John Street, Salisbury, on Thursday, the 29th April, 1993.
It was late night shopping and about 9.00 pm on this date, around closing time, that she was attacked within the shop by a man who stabbed her 18 (eighteen) times which resulted in her death.
The weapon that was used is described as: a knife, possibly military style with a blade at least 22 cm in length, not including the handle, with serrations on the top of the blade and possibly a Buckmaster brand.
The male is described as: in his early twenties to early thirties, 5’8″-5’10” (172-177 cm), stocky build, scruffy messy unbrushed at least collar length dark hair, wearing dark wrap around sunglasses, army style coat or jacket that is either khaki or black or dark grey in colour to the knees with epaulettes and a belt stitched in the back with four large pockets in the front and size 11 shoes which are either Lynx or Front Runner brand possibly with vertical stripes on the sides and metallic buckles as lace keepers.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, report online or via the App.
Reference Number: 17-08
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