Revelle Sabine Balmain
Missing since November 5, 1994 from Kingsford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Revelle was last seen by an acquaintance who said he dropped her off at the Red Tomato Inn at Kingsford at approximately 19.00 on 5 November 1994.
She was due to meet her mother at Newcastle on 6 November 1994, to say goodbye before leaving for Brisbane, Queensland, for a two week dance rehearsal, before going to a job in Japan, on a 6 month dance contract. She never caught her train and failed to arrive.
She was due to meet a girlfriend on Saturday evening
November 5, 1994 but failed to keep this appointment. Later that
evening she was to meet her boyfriend, but failed to keep this
appointment as well. Her girlfriend last spoke to her by phone at
19:15. A man told Police she was driven from premises at
Kingsford, Sydney to the Red Tomato Inn at 19.00. No one from the
Inn ever saw her.
Her mother reported her as missing right away. The following day, Revelle's bag, shoes, make up, diary, credit cards and the keys to her flat were found scattered around a Kingsford suburb. Subsequent checks have found no witnesses seeing her enter the Red Tomato Inn.
She worked as a professional dancer (classical, tap and jazz) and model at the time. Se was also working as an escort to earn some quick money.
It was later revealed that Balmain had gone to the Kingsford house, on McNair Avenue, to visit a client. The client denied he was involved in Ms Balmain's disappearance, telling police and an inquiry he had dropped her at the nearby pub and then gone home, watched television and fallen asleep.
Balmain had traveled extensively through Europe, England and America at an early age.
Shortly before her disappearance, she had bleached her hair totally white for a modeling shoot for a Sydney magazine. Just three days before her disappearance, she had returned it to her normal color, which was a sandy blonde.
Foul play is suspected.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
National Missing Persons Unit
1800 000 634
Australian Federal Police
National Missing Person's Unit of the Australian Federal Police
The Daily Telegraph