Elisabeth Frances Membrey
Missing since December 6, 1994 from Ringwood, Victoria, Australia.
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Elisabeth was last seen when she left her job at the Manhattan Hotel, Ringwood, Victoria at approximately 23:45 on Tuesday, 6 December, 1994.
Forensic evidence indicates Elisabeth was murdered at her house, her body driven away in her red Mazda, which was later returned to the unit.
Police believe a known visitor was let in. Sometime later she was attacked in the hallway and killed.
The killer spent hours trying to conceal the crime. The hallway wall was washed and a deep bloodstain on the carpet was attempted to be cleaned.
Police believe the killer wrapped Membrey's body in her doona and put it in the back seat of her Mazda. They believe she is located along dirt roads within 100 kilometers of the Ringwood unit. They believe the car was returned 3 hours later.
The car showed dust and soil consistent with the Kinglake and Silvan areas, that was wedged in the wheel trims and doors.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Victoria Police Station
61 3 9247 6666
By John Silvester and Andrew Rule
(Sly Ink - Gary Allen 2006)