Reward of $100,000 to solve disappearance of Debbie Marie Ashby

Debbie Marie Ashby 18 Debbie Marie Ashby 25 Debbie Marie Ashby 30
Debbie Marie Ashby
18 yrs old
Debbie Marie Ashby
25 yrs old
Debbie Marie Ashby
30 yrs old

A $100,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction for the persons responsible for the death of Debbie Marie Ashby.

Ms Ashby was last seen leaving her home on 9 October 1987 at Leumeah in Sydney's West.

Debbie, who was born on 7 October 1971, was 16 at the time of her disappearance and has not been heard from since.

A coronial inquest determined that Ms Ashby died on, or after, 11 October 1987.

The inquest also recommended that:

  • A reward be offered for information that may lead to an arrest and conviction
  • That the death of Debbie Ashby be referred to the Unsolved Homicide Unit.

The Police working on this case have exhausted every avenue of investigation and can only move forward if provided with some information.

Police have produced computer generated images of Ms Ashby at the ages of 18, 25 and 30 in the hope that it may trigger someone to come forward.

Click here for more information on Debbie Marie Ashby on the NSW Police Force Missing Persons Enquiry System.


Do you have information that can help police with this case?

Any information you have about this is worth giving to police, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem.

You can provide information to police via any of the methods below:

Any information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Your help may give police the clue they need to close this case and provide some comfort for the families of victims.

How to claim your reward

  1. Contact Crime Stoppers or your local Police Station.
  2. Identify yourself and indicate you have information about a crime and that you wish to claim a reward.
  3. You will then be put in contact with a police officer involved in the investigation of that case.