Parmelia mum missing for nine years

Parmelia mum missing for nine years

It is the ninth anniversary of the disappearance of Parmelia mother, Iveta Mitchell today.

She was last seen about 1pm on May 3, 2010, when she left her Mears Avenue home after an argument with her husband over money.

She cut across the park next to her family home and has not been seen since. She left without taking any belongings such as her phone and her bank accounts have not been touched.

At the time, concerned friends and family doorknocked and put up posters around the area in a bid to find her.

On May 17, 2010 her wedding and engagement rings were found by her husband on the front door mat of her home.

The discovery prompted a forensic investigation of the home.

After five months police announced they were treating it as a homicide and searched a Kwinana quarry, rubbish tip and a local beach but they did not find anything.

Her husband Chad Mitchell was heavily scrutinised by police, who searched his home and workplaces.

Friends and family always maintained it was out of character for her to disappear without contacting her children or taking her handbag with her.

At the one-year anniversary of her disappearance a candle-light vigil was held at Barney Park in Parmelia.

It was organised by her good friend Sinki Nikcolic and was attended by about 80 people.

Her favourite music Faith No More and ACDC was played during the vigil.

Police spokeswoman Ros Weatherall said the investigation is still open.

“The investigation is active and ongoing, and anyone with information to assist is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at Crime Stoppers,” she said.

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