NSW Police are renewing appeals for information to help
find Gerald Whitefoot, who went missing from Sydney’s west almost 45
Gerald was last seen by his daughter leaving his home on
Cabramatta Avenue, Miller, as he walked to his workplace between 8am and
8.30am on Friday 9 December 1977. He was 44 years old at the time.
At the time of his disappearance, Gerald – who would now
be aged 88 – was employed as a groundskeeper at a local school on
Hillview Parade, Lurnea.
When he failed to return home, concerns were raised as
his disappearance was out of character.
At the time, Gerald was described as being of Caucasian
appearance, with dark-coloured hair, brown eyes, and of medium build.
He also was known by a number of names, including ‘Gerald
Brady’, ‘Gerald Toms’, and ‘Gerry’.
Gerald’s disappearance is being investigated by Liverpool
City Police Area Command Detectives.
Detective Inspector Timothy Liddiard, Liverpool City PAC
Crime Manager, said any information provided to police may help
detectives determine what happened to Gerald.
“Extensive inquiries have been made by police and we
continue to seek any information which the community may have – no
matter how insignificant it may seem – as it may hold the key to finding
out what happened to Mr Whitefoot,” Mr Liddiard said.
“Any information provided can be treated with the
strictest of confidence.
“Missing persons cases have a long-term and traumatic
toll on families, many of whom never get over their loved ones
“We want to provide some answers for Mr Whitefoot’s
family,” he said.
As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone
with information about Gerald’s whereabouts to contact Crime Stoppers:
1800 333 000 or
https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in