Please help spread the word about missing Joanne Martell out of Mornington Peninsula, Victoria.
UPDATE: We regret to inform that Joanne Martell was found deceased Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family members and friends of Ms. Martell. We would like to thank the public for all of their assistance!
ORIGINAL UPDATE: MORNINGTON PENINSULA — The Mornington Police Station is asking for the public’s assistance in locating missing 45 year old Joanne Martell out of the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria area.
Joanne was last seen on May . 2016.
Homicide Squad detectives are appealing for public assistance following the suspicious disappearance of 45-year-old woman Joanne Martell. Joanne, who is also known as Jo lives a transient lifestyle in the Mornington Peninsula area and is believed to have recently resided in the Rosebud and Dromana area. Joanne’s family became concerned when she failed to attend family birthdays and reported her missing to police in May last year, but it is believed she may have been missing for a longer period. Police have been told it was not unusual for Jo to be out of contact for periods of time and she always travelled with her dog named Biscuit, who was left behind. Detectives have made a number of inquiries and have spoken to a number of people and believe Joanne disappeared in suspicious circumstances. Investigators would particularly like to speak to a caller who provided information to Crime Stoppers to come forward to assist with the investigation. Police are also keen to speak to any of Joanne’s friends or local residents in the Mornington Peninsula area who may have information. Joanne is described as Caucasian in appearance, 165 cm tall with red hair, fair complexion and had a piercing under her bottom lip. It is not known what she was last seen wearing and an image of Joanne has been released.
Joanne is described as:
• Gender: Female.
• Eyes: Brown.
• Hair: Red.
• Height: 165 cm.
• Weight: Slim.
Have any information? If you have any information in regards to Joanne’s whereabouts, you are being asked to contact the Mornington Police Station on (03) 5970 4900.
If you wish to remain anonymous with your helpful information, you are more than welcome to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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