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CASE TYPE: Murder
LOCATION: Hallett Cove
CASE DATE: December 18, 1971

Patricia Schmidt

REFERENCE NUMBER: CM96/26

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Patricia Schmidt

Rewards up to $1,000,000 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 Patricia ‘Suzie’ Schmidt. 

REWARD up to $1,000,000

Patricia  Schmidt

Murder

At about 1.45 a.m. on Saturday 18 December 1971, Patricia (‰’Suzie‰’) Schmidt, aged 16 years, was last seen alive leaving work at the Burger King Restaurant, on the corner of South Road and Marion Road, Darlington. Suzie was reported as a missing person at 9.30 a.m. that day after having failed to return home from work.
At about 6.30 p.m. on Saturday 18 December 1971, Suzie‰’s naked body was located off a dirt track at Hallett Cove. There was evidence located at the scene that indicates she had been sexually assaulted before being murdered.

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