Unsolved Cases

CASE TYPE: Murder
LOCATION: Jackson Street, Parafield Gardens
CASE DATE: January 6, 1991

Pearce Family

REFERENCE NUMBER: MCIB CM91/20

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Pearce Family

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 murders of Adam, Travis, Kerry and Meredith Pearce. 

REWARD up to $1,000,000

 

Pearce family
Murder

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At about 7.10 a.m. on Sunday 6 January 1991, Metropolitan Fire Service officers attended a house fire at Jackson Street, Parafield Gardens. After the fire was extinguished the bodies of Meredith, aged 31 years and her three children, Adam, 11 years, Travis, 9 years and Kerry, 2 years, were located. The family members were murdered and the house set alight. A surviving child had spent the night at a friend‰’s house.

Stuart Pearce (the pictured male), the father of the children and husband of Mrs Pearce, has not been located since the deaths and remains under suspicion.

A warrant was issued on 22 September 1992 for the arrest of Stuart Pearce. There have been reported sightings of Mr Pearce in country South Australia, interstate and overseas. None of these sightings have been confirmed. An Interpol red notice is in existence.

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



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