Abduction

The Abduction Of Joanne Ratcliffe and Kirste Gordon

11-year-old Joanne Ratcliffe was the kind of well-mannered, responsible girl often entrusted to care for younger children. She was no match though for a grown man who seized the opportunity to snatch her and her 4-year-old friend from Adelaide Oval in 1973.

Warning: please be advised this episode contains graphic content.

Show notes for Episode 128:

Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb

With thanks to Suzie Ratcliffe

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Cold Case: The Frankston and Tynong North Serial Killer

Cheryl and Vicki’s best friend Catherine was taken from their lives at just 14 years of age. Her abduction and murder are part of one of Australia’s most baffling mysteries, and there is a huge reward on offer for information leading to an arrest.