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Can you help solve Carlene Ward’s murder?

Posted on 06/09/2020

It was about 11.30pm on Sunday 6 September 1992 when Carlene Ward’s body was discovered in the main bedroom of her house in Armstrong Avenue, Parafield Gardens.

The 35-year old was found by her 16-year-old son who also resided there.

She had been bashed and stabbed, with several weapons used during the murder.

Today it remains one of South Australia’s most baffling murders, with her killer still free in the community.

A reward of up to $200,000 is on offer to anyone who provides information leading to a conviction in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at


Case profile – Peter Collins

23/05/22 | Article, Media Releases

The badly beaten body of Peter Collins was discovered in Pinks Lane Adelaide on Wednesday 23 May 1984. The 41-year…


When seconds count it’s important to know the right number to call

23/05/22 | Article, Media Releases

With some people unsure about when they should contact Crime Stoppers versus Police Assistance and Triple 000, Crime Stoppers South…