DESCRIPTION:

  • 25 years of age.
  • Light skinned.
  • 152cm (4 feet 12 inches) tall.
  • Medium build.
  • Blonde hair.
  • Blue eyes.
  • Wearing a purple/blue parka with a hood, black leggings and white shoes.

 

QUICK KEY FACTS:

  • Young children dropped at a relative’s house late afternoon of Saturday 21 June.
  • Reported missing by husband early Sunday 22 June.
  • Husband stated that they were fishing at ‘The Gap’ south west of Albany.
  • Last seen by husband saying she needed to go to the toilet.
  • Has not been seen again.

BACKGROUND:

Peta Simone Weber married in 1993 and had two children who were 7 and 2 years of age. She was 25 years of age at the time of her disappearance. Mrs Weber lived with her husband (who is now deceased) and children in Albany.

At 5.30pm on Saturday 21 June 1997, Mrs Weber and her husband dropped the children off at a relative’s house so that the children could stay there for the evening and so that they could go fishing at The Gap.

THE GAP:

The Gap is a well-known tourist location on the coastline near Albany. The area has a public viewing platform above the open ocean which is regularly subject to high seas and windy conditions.

REPORTED MISSING:

At 7.25am Sunday 22 June 1997 Mr Weber waved down a car in the vicinity of The Gap, Albany. He asked the driver to take him to an area where he could get mobile telephone coverage so he could contact Albany Police to report his wife missing. He was driven toward the Albany city centre. At 7.32am Mr Weber made a telephone call to Albany Police and reported his wife as a missing person.

Mr Weber told police that while fishing at The Gap, Mrs Weber told him she needed to go to the toilet. She walked away from him, however never returned and has not been seen since.

SEARCH:

An extensive land, sea and air search was conducted by police and support services but Mrs Weber was never located.

The person or persons responsible for Mrs Weber’s disappearance have not yet been identified.

If you have any information about Peta Simone Weber’s disappearance, 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.

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