12 Jul 2021

Case #015 - Coral-Ellen Burrows

From Crimes NZ, 6:00 am on 12 July 2021

On September 9 2003, six-year-old Featherston girl Coral Ellen Burrows was reported missing. Police were alerted when her mother went to pick her up from school, and found out that she hadn't attended class that day.

Stephen Roger Williams

Stephen Williams Photo: RNZ

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Ten days later, Coral's stepfather Stephen Williams was arrested and charged with her murder. 

Former detective sergeant John Gualter worked the case known as Operation Reef.

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