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Case File 416DMQLD


Andrzej Komarniczki
Missing since January 12, 1980 from Saint George, Queensland, Australia.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: November 8, 1922
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 58 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'5" - 165 cm.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Brown receding hair; blue eyes. He is of medium build and has an olive complexion.
  • Clothing: He was wearing a green cord pork pie hat, white long sleeved shirt, cream crimpolene trousers, brown leather belt and brown slip-on leather shoes with a distinctive wave pattern on the sole.

  • Circumstances of Disappearance
    Andrzej Komarniczki, commonly known as Andy Komarnicki, is a Polish National. He was engaged in the kangaroo carcass and hide industry at a property approximately three kilometers from St. George on the Surat Road.

    Komarniczki was last seen on Saturday, 12th January, 1980, at about 7.30 pm when he left his residence at St. George to travel to his business premises for the purposes of checking refrigeration equipment and he has not been seen since.

    The police later located his motor vehicle, a Toyota Land Cruiser Station Wagon, abandoned at a weir near the banks of the Balonne River some 300 meters from the kangaroo works. The vehicle was unlocked and the keys were in the ignition switch. It is suspected that Andrzej Komarniczki has been murdered.

    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Brisbane Homicide Investigation Squad
    07-3364 6122

    Source Information:
    Queensland Police

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