The Doe Network:
Case File 2624DFNSW


Trudie Adams
Missing since June 24, 1978 from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Adams was last seen leaving the Newport surf lifesaving club on the night of June 24, 1978.

It is believed she intended to hitchhike home, a common practice on the Northern beaches at that time, and was spotted getting into a light-coloured 1977-model Holden panel van on Barrenjoey Road. She was reported missing by her family and boyfriend the next day.

Extensive searches were conducted in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park at the time of her disappearance.
Police said they have strong evidence linking Adams' disappearance with a string of violent sexual assaults that occurred within the area from 1971 to 1978.
Foul play is suspected.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Crime Stoppers
1800 333 000

Source Information:
The Australian

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