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There have been a number of leads over the years, but NSW Police are still looking for answers

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There have been plenty of leads over the years, but still NSW Police have no answers.

Penny Hill was aged 20 in 1991 when she was found unconscious with severe head and facial injuries on Cassilis Road near Coolah, on July 8 1991. 

She was taken to the John Hunter Hospital for treatment but sadly died two weeks later, on Sunday 21 July 1991.

Penny had only just moved to Coolah – to begin her first job as a nanny at the Black Stump Motel – just three days before her body was found.

A coronial inquest was held in Mudgee the following year that returned an opening finding on the cause and manner of Penny's death.

The NSW Government has increased the reward for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for Penny’s murder to $1 million.

Over the years, a number of leads have been pursued. This is an opportunity to appeal to those people in the community who have information about Penny’s death to come forward.

Anyone with information that may assist 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 our social media pages.

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