Elisabeth Membrey

$1 million reward

Monday, 22 April 2013 at 11:18 am
Elisabeth Membrey

Announced April 2013

Victoria Police is offering a reward of up to $1 million in relation to the murder of Melbourne woman Elisabeth Membrey, who has been missing since 1994.

The reward is for information leading to a conviction.

Homicide Squad Detectives want the public to come forward with information following a charge of murder being laid against a 43-year-old Don Valley man.

Shane Andrew Bond was arrested and charged with one count of murder on April 20, 2010.

Bond had been working in Western Australia between Port Hedland, Karratha and Kalgoorlie and recently returned to Victoria.

He is due to face court on August 11, 2010 in relation to the matter.

The charge follows a long and determined investigation by the Homicide Squad into the disappearance of Elisabeth Membrey who was last seen on December 6, 1994.

She disappeared from her home in Ringwood.

Homicide Squad detectives are still keen for anyone with information about the disappearance of Elisabeth Membrey to contact police.

A reward of up to $1M will be paid at the discretion of the Chief Commissioner of Police, for information leading to the apprehension and subsequent conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Elisabeth Membrey.

The Director of Public Prosecutions will consider, according to established guidelines, the granting of indemnification from prosecution to any person who provides information as to the identity of the principal offender or offenders in this matter.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au(opens in a new window)