02 Oct 2022

Gardai issue renewed appeal on 25th anniversary of disappearance of Offaly woman

Gardai issue renewed appeal for information on 25th anniversary of disappearance of Fiona Pender

Gardai issue renewed appeal for information on 25th anniversary of disappearance of Fiona Pender

Gardaí in Tullamore are again appealing for information from the public in relation to the disappearance of Fiona Pender on August 23, 1996, on today's date, which is the 25th anniversary of her disappearance. 

Fiona was last seen at approximately 6am on the morning of Friday, August 23, 1996 when she was at her flat at Church Street, Tullamore.

This incident has been the subject of a sustained Garda investigation, by the investigation team based at Tullamore Garda Station and Portlaoise Garda station.

No person has been brought to justice for the disappearance of Fiona at this time.

Fiona was described as being 5'5" in height, with long blonde hair and was 25 years of age. Fiona was wearing bright coloured clothing and white leggings and was 7 months pregnant at the time of her disappearance.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone that met, saw or has any information in relation to the disappearance of Fiona in the early morning of Friday 23rd August, 1996 who has not spoken to Gardaí to please come forward and speak to our investigation team.

Gardaí continue to appeal to any person who may have previously come forward who felt they could not provide Gardaí with all the information they had in relation to this matter, to contact the investigation team again.

An Garda Síochána appeals to anyone with any information, no matter how small or insignificant you might believe it to be, to contact Portlaoise Garda Station on (057) 8674100, or any Garda Station, or anyone who wishes to provide information confidentially should contact the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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