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Police renew appeal for help to find Raymond Speechley


Almost three years after he was last seen, police have again released an image of a vehicle, and are appealing for the driver to come forward, as they continue to search for a man missing from his Far South Coast home.

Raymond Speechley, then aged 77, was last seen about 4pm on Thursday 7 July 2016, at a retirement home on Ruth Place, Dalmeny.

Police were alerted after he left the building and couldn’t be located or contacted.

At the time, police were informed a man similar in description to Mr Speechley was seen on the Princes Highway, Dalmeny,

Since this time, a number of comprehensive bush searches have failed to locate him.

Mr Speechley is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall, of medium build, with grey hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing jeans and a dark jacket with a pyjama top underneath.

The matter is set to be heard before the NSW Coroner in September 2019 and investigators are again appealing for public assistance.


In particular the driver of a red/maroon, four-door sedan, similar to a Honda Accord, stopped nearby on the Princess Highway or anyone who may have been travelling north on the Princes Highway through Dalmeny at that time that may have picked up a man fitting the description of Mr Speechley.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


Ray was last seen at approx 4.15 - 4.30pm Thursday 7th July 2016 walking north on the Princes Highway 420m north of the Dalmeny turnoff. He suffers from Dementia and was wearing blue jeans and a gray jacket. Did you see him?

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