Adam MARU

 

 

Missing since: 
Sunday, November 30, 1997
Last seen: 
Point Torment, Derby, WA
Responsible jurisdiction: 
WA
 
Year of birth: 
1961
Gender: 
Male
Height: 
168cm
Build: 
Solid
Hair: 
Black
Eyes: 
Brown
Complexion: 
Dark
Ethnicity: 
Aboriginal

 

Circumstances

Adam Maru was a 36 year old Aboriginal male who suffered from epilepsy at the time of his disappearance.
At about 6pm on 30 November 1997 Adam went fishing with family at Point Torment, a popular remote fishing spot situated some 20km north of the Derby, WA townsite.
At some stage, Adam disappeared from the fishing camp, and was later reported missing.
If you have information that may assist police to locate Adam please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

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BACKGROUND:

Adam Maru was born in July 1961 and lived with his brother in Derby. Mr Maru had a long history of epilepsy.

CASE DETAILS:

Around 2pm on Sunday 30 November 1997, Mr Maru went fishing with his brother and other family members at Point Torment, a popular remote fishing spot situated some 30km north of the Derby town site.

The area where Mr Maru and his family were fishing was approximately 250 metres of a tidal mud flat from where their vehicles had been parked. A camp was set next to the vehicles and there was a camp fire 20 metres away on the tidal mud.

About 5pm Mr Maru was seen by a family member walking back to the vehicles and has not been seen or heard of since.

That evening his sister-in-law and family members attended the Derby Police.

If you have any information about Adam Maruís disappearance, or his movements around Point Torment, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make an online report below. Please remember that you can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are offered.