Bennett (Ben) Dominick was last seen on Saturday January 10, 2015 at a
friendís camp at the Coocoran Opal Fields in Lightning Ridge. His green,
Ford Futura sedan was located several days later in bushland near to a
substation in Lightning Ridge. He has not been seen or in contact with
family or friends since this date and efforts to locate him have been so
far unsuccessful. Police continue to hold grave concerns for his
Anyone who has any information relating to the whereabouts of Bennett
Dominick are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Man missing from Lightning Ridge
By Chloe Hart - ABC
Police are appealing for information to find a man who's been missing
from Lightning Ridge for the past week.
Bennett Dominic was last seen around 2:00pm last Saturday afternoon by
his brother at a friend's camp at the Coocoran Opal Fields, at Lightning
Ridge, where he currently lives.
The 51 year old has not been seen or heard from since.
Mr Dominic was reported missing and efforts by Officers from Castlereagh
Local Area Command have so far been unsuccessful.
Police found Mr Dominic's vehicle, a green Ford Futura sedan, in
bushland at around 6:00pm on Tuesday near an electrical substation on
Onyx Street at Lightning Ridge.
Police hold grave concerns for the missing man's welfare.
He's described as of Caucasian appearance, 170 centimetres tall, with a
slim build, short fair hair and a short grey stringy beard.
He was last seen wearing shorts and a t-shirt.
Anyone with information that could assist investigators is urged to
contact police or Crimestoppers.
Ridge man still missing
POLICE are seeking information from the public to
help find a man who went missing from Lightning Ridge earlier
The renewed appeal for public assistance comes
during Missing Persons Week, which runs through to Saturday.
Ben Dominick, now aged 43, was last seen about
2pm on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at the Coocoran Opal Fields
in Lightning Ridge.
Officers attached to Castlereagh Local Area
Command were told Mr Dominick had been socialising with friends.
About 6pm the following Tuesday, January 13,
police were conducting patrols of Nine Mile Road, Wyoming, when
they found Mr Dominick's vehicle near the Lightning Ridge
sub-station, in between two contour banks.
The vehicle was seized from the location and
examined by specialist
Detectives have serious concerns for Mr
They are keen to hear from anyone who may
have seen him in the Lightning Ridge area around the
time of his disappearance.
He is described as being of Caucasian
appearance, about 185cm tall, with light-coloured hair,
a full beard, hazel eyes and of a slim build.
He was last seen wearing a t-shirt and
Anyone with information about the
whereabouts of Ben Dominick is urged to call Crime
Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Missing Persons Week is an annual
campaign to raise awareness of the issues and impacts
surrounding missing persons.
This year's campaign is urging people to
'Follow Your Instincts', and to realise they do not have
to wait 24 hours to take action if they suspect a friend
or family member has gone missing.