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Case File: Sharron Phillips 613DFQLD

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Sharron Phillips circa 1986; Road sign where her car was located.

Sharron Phillips

  • Case Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Missing Since: May 8, 1986
  • Location Last Seen: Wacol, Queensland, Australia
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: November 8, 1966
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 20 years old
  • Race: N/A
  • Gender: Female
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 5'10" (178 cm)
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: Unknown but of medium build.
  • Hair Color: Dark brown, shoulder length and straight.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): N/A
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Fair complexion. Mole on left cheek.
  • Dentals: Unknown.
  • Fingerprints: Unknown.
  • DNA: Unknown.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue shirt and a long sleeved brown/cream/blue checkered blouse.
  • Jewelry: Unknown.
  • Additional Personal Items: Large, black leather handbag with shoulder strap.
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    Sharron Phillips was last seen at about 11 PM at a telephone box near Wacol Railway Station. She had walked there to ring for assistance after her yellow colored Datsun Bluebird sedan had run out of petrol on Ipswich Road near the entrance to the Wacol Migrant Centre. Many people in the area between the Wacol Railway Station and where her car was located remembered seeing her. The following day, after her car was discovered on the roadside but no one was able to get in touch with her, Sharron's mother filed a missing persons report with Goodna Police.

    Investigators located Sharron's shoes and black wallet in a drain under the roadway meters from where her car had been parked.

    A family acquaintenance came forward and stated that he saw Sharron on Ipswich Road being "bundled into a car by several men and taken away."

    Sharron had originally walked to the Wacol Army Barracks for a phone but was told by soldiers that there wasn't one she could use. After the 20th anniversary of her disappearance, the Queenland Times newspaper received a letter stating that Sharron had been murdered because of something she had witnessed at the barracks.

    Today, road signs bearing Sharron Phillips name are located on both sides of the Ipswich Motorway near where her car was found.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Brisbane Homicide Investigation Squad
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 07-3364 6122
  • Agency Name: Crime Stoppers
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 1-800-333-000

  • Agency Case Number: N/A
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: N/A
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Queensland Police
  • Moo Ink Blog
  • Courier Mail News Archive
  • Queenland Times News Archive

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    Last Updated:10/30/12 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator


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