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Patricia Schmidt or Suzie, as she was affectionately known by all who loved her, had just started a new job at Burger King in Darlington, SA. It was December 1971 and, already dreaming of the Christmas presents she would buy the family, the 16-year-old volunteered for the late shift to earn that bit more. She finished work at 1.45am and was waiting for her father to pick her up. Only he, too, was working as a barman at the nearby German and was running 10 minutes late. Suzie decided to walk home instead of wait for him. That 10 minutes sealed her fate... Here, Suzie's brother Frank recalls what happened that fateful night


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