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GERMANY ALTENA-BERGFELD JANE DOE: WF, 14-22, found in wooded area in Altena-Bergfeld, Germany - 2 July 1997

Discussion in 'Europe: Missing & Unidentified' started by Romulus, Apr 25, 2019.

  1. Romulus

    Romulus In the earth of missing person

    309UFDEU - Unidentified Female
    Reconstructions of the victim.

    Date of Discovery: June 2, 1997
    Location of Discovery: Altena-Bergfeld, Germany
    Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
    State of Remains: Burned
    Cause of Death: Homicide by incineration

    Physical Description
    Estimated Age: 14-22 years old
    Race: Unknown
    Sex: Female
    Height: 154 cm (5'1")
    Weight: 45 kg (100 lbs.)
    Hair Color: Auburn to dark brown
    Eye Color: Blue
    Distinguishing Marks/Features: Petite build, Pale complexion, Shoe size 33/34.

    Dentals: Available. Her teeth were in good condition. She had obviously received excellent dental care. One of her upper incisors (tooth 12) had an adhesive point on it which had been attached in a professional way by creating corrosion. It was concluded that the victim might have worn some sort of ornament, possibly a diamond-like imitation (probably mass produced diamanté) with a diameter of about 2mm (0.078 inches). Investigators believe that the ornament was deliberately removed during the crime.
    Fingerprints: Not available.
    DNA: Unknown.

    Clothing & Personal Items
    Clothing: None.
    Jewelry: Unknown.
    Additional Personal Items: Unknown.

    Circumstances of Discovery
    The victim was located on June 2, 1997 in wooded area in Altena-Bergfeld, Germany.

    She had been raped, strangled and later doused with fuel and set on fire, while still alive. The perpetrator made all efforts to remove any possible means of identification. Post-mortem exams showed that it is almost 100 % certain that the crime was committed by a member of the victim´s family.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    Agency Name: Polizeipräsidium Hagen
    Agency Contact Person: N/A
    Agency Phone Number: +49 2331/986-2066
    Agency E-Mail: N/A
    Agency Case Number: Unknown

    Information Source(s)
    Westfallen Post
    Westfälische Rundschau
    LKA (archived)
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    Whatsnext Well-Known Member

    This case is very haunting, I am also convinced that this horrible murder was committed by family. I only hope that one day a family member will step up and give her her name back. Just horrifying and sad.:(

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