Robert PENDERGAST

Missing since: 
Thursday, May 27, 1999
Last seen: 
Morphettville, SA
Responsible jurisdiction: 
SA
Year of birth: 
1967
Age now: 
50
Gender: 
Male
Height: 
190cm
Build: 
Medium
Hair: 
Brown
Eyes: 
Brown
Complexion: 
Fair
Distinguishing Features: 
Scar above right eye
Reward offered: 
200000

Circumstances

Missing presumed murdered.

Robert Pendergast, then aged 31 years, was reported missing by his mother on 27 May 1999. She had last spoken with him on 6 February 1999 when he was staying in Adelaide. He has not been seen or heard from since that time.
Prior to his disappearance Mr Pendergast had been arrested by NSW Police in April 1998 for being involved in interstate cannabis trafficking. He was subsequently staying with criminal associates in Adelaide during 1999. It is believed at least two of these associates are responsible for his murder. It is believed Mr Pendergast was shot at a country location somewhere east of Adelaide and his body buried. It is believed the motivation for his murder was a drug debt.

The suspected murders of Mr Pendergast, David McWilliams, Leo Daly and 15 year old Juan Morgan are being investigated by Major Crime Investigation Branch under the title of Operation Jarrah.

The suspects for each of these murders are known to investigators however further information is required to provide evidence that would lead to the charging and prosecution of these suspects.

If you have information that may assist police in the disappearance of Mr Pendergast please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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