Tanya Irene Farrington
Missing since March 29, 1979 from Crows Nest, New South Wales, Australia
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Tanya was last seen on 22 March 1979 at Crows Nest.
Tanya Farrington was last seen by her father, watching television in their Crows Nest home about 23.00 on March 22, 1979. She went to bed as usual but the following morning it was apparent her bed had not been slept in.
No sign of her has ever been reported since.
The family flat and surrounding areas were searched by police; there was no sign of forced entry and none of Tanya’s belongings appeared to have been removed.
Tanya attended Cremorne Girls High School and has been described as being rebellious but not out of control. She liked music and played the guitar. While she had no history of running away for long periods, a few of her friends told police at the time that Tanya would sometimes sneak out of the house at night to meet friends.
It is also believed that Tanya had a boyfriend about the time she disappeared, although her parents did not know his name. A few months before Tanya disappeared she’d failed to return home overnight and was found with her boyfriend on Manly beach the following morning.
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