Lead in missing persons case leads to South Grafton search
A LEAD in a Grafton missing persons mystery has begun a search of a South Grafton property.
The search is in relation to the ongoing investigation of the disappearance of Jasmine Morris in 2009.
As part of Missing Persons Week 2013, Grafton Police issued a renewed appeal for assistance from the public to locate 24-year-old Jasmine Morris, who has been missing from the Coffs/Clarence area since 2009.
Acting on information received in the month following Missing Persons Week, Grafton Detectives, along with the Police Dog Unit, forensic officers and police from the Operational Support Group today attended a Pacific Highway property at South Grafton.
The search, which is expected to run for two days, is focused on locating any property or evidence relating to Ms Morris.
Jasmine Morris is described as being of Caucasian appearance, with an olive complexion, about 155cm tall, weighing approximately 55 kgs, with shoulder length black hair and brown eyes.
At the time of her disappearance, Ms Morris was wearing a long black cotton skirt, a purple top, and thongs, and also had a handbag with her.
Investigators are appealing for anyone with information about her whereabouts or the circumstances surrounding her disappearance to come forward.
About 3.00 pm on the 6th of October, 2009, Jasmine Morris, also known as Jasmine Moore, was last seen outside the Bilo supermarket in South Grafton.
Ms Morris was reported missing to police on the 20th of October, 2009 after she had not been seen by family or friends for a number of days.
Despite extensive investigation by Grafton detectives, Ms Morris has not yet been found.
It has been reported Ms Morris, who was 20 at the time, was seen around the Grafton and South Grafton area in the time following her disappearance.