Update: Missing woman, Newtown

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Police are continuing to seek public assistance to help locate a woman missing from Newtown since Wednesday, January 27.

Barbara Troughton, aged 62-years, was last seen at a residence on this date and has not been seen since.

Police are concerned for her welfare as her disappearance is out of character.

Mrs Troughton (pictured above) is described as being Caucasian in appearance and around 163cm tall with reddish-brown hair and green eyes.

Additionally, police would like to speak to another woman who they believe may have information which could assist with their search for Mrs Troughton.

The unidentified woman is pictured below and is described as Caucasian with green eyes and dark coloured hair.

Police are urging her to contact them as soon as possible.


Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

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