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Investigation finds DNA traces on Bögerl's body

DDP/The Local · 12 Jun 2010, 11:51

Published: 12 Jun 2010 11:51 GMT+02:00

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Weekly magazines Der Spiegel and Focus both report that the exact time of death has yet to be determined, but that the traces of DNA found on Bögerl’s body could be helpful.

Investigators have already said the man who called to demand money from Bögerl’s husband, a local banker, was local, with a strong regional accent.

The 54-year-old woman was kidnapped from her home on May 12. A subsequent attempt to hand over €300,000 failed, and her body was found not far from the hand-over spot, on June 3.

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Der Spiegel said that the DNA traces recovered from her body were, however, of poor quality and could make comparisons difficult to make.

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18:12 September 10, 2010 by Henckel
I had lost track of this story and now, three months later, went back to see if Frau Boegerl had ever been found. The news was, to say the least, sad, and it seems that no progress has been made in the case today (10 September 2010).
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