Third property searched by police in Sharon Edwards case

UPDATE, 3.30pm: Police have executed a crime scene warrant today at a property in Lawrence as they continue to search for a teacher missing from Grafton.

Mrs Sharon Edwards, aged 55, was last seen in Grafton between 10pm and 11pm on Saturday 14 March 2015.

Mrs Edwards - a mother, grandmother and dedicated teacher at a local school - was due to teach classes on Monday 16 March but failed to attend.

Police and family hold grave concerns for her welfare as her disappearance is extremely out of character; she has no known medical conditions and has not made contact with relatives.

Strike Force Burrow was formed by the Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command to investigate Mrs Edwards' disappearance.

Following extensive searches and inquiries, today (Wednesday 22 April 2015), detectives executed a crime scene warrant at a property on Tanglewood Road, Lawrence. 

Sharon Edwards - missing person Photo: Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner.
Sharon Edwards - missing person Photo: Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner. Adam Hourigan


No items were seized; however investigations continue and the search will continue tomorrow.

Officers are pleased with the response from the public to date and continue to urge anyone with information to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.


12pm: A THIRD property has been marked a crime scene in the case of missing Grafton Sharon Edwards. 

The property on Tanglewood Road at Lawrence is being scoured for evidence by detectives, dogs, divers and SES crews.

There are no houses on the property and is large bushland with a number of dams. 

Neighbours have confirmed the property belongs to Mr and Mrs Edwards. 


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