A coroner has told how the body of a Latvian teenager found on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk was so decomposed a pathologist was unable to determine the cause of death.
17-year-old, Alisa Dmitrijeva, went missing from her home in Wisbech at the end of August 2011. She was last seen at a beach party at Snettisham in West Norfolk. Her body was found in woodland at Anmer three months later.
Among the evidence heard today was that mobile phone records placed Alisa at Snettisham beach car park, along with two Lithuanian men, Robertas Lukosius and Lauras Boiko on the night she was last seen and the following morning. The last signal her phone gave out was at the nearby Sandringham estate.
Fibres from Alisa's clothing had also been found in the boot of Lukosius' Lexus car. They were due to appear as witnesses today but failed to show and can't be traced.Both men had been arrested on suspicion on murder but the CPS felt there was insufficient evidence to make charges.
"it has been a very frustrating investigation. We were hoping to bring individuals to court for criminal charges but unfortunately that hasn't been the case. Despite the inquest today the case of Alisa's death does remain open and Norfolk Police are determined to find people involved in her death"
Assistant Coroner, David Osborne, recorded a narrative verdict and described it as a 'tragic, sad and troubling case'.