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Originally posted by isa75
Why in the world would you want to go to Croatia, isnt it known that they kidnapp women to sell into the sex trade or whatever else they do when they kidnap women/kids. After watching Hostel myself i realized........
Originally posted by NatalinaEx
Lord only knows how many other cases of abduction have taken place in this same area.
Originally posted by xul
P.S.: I'm not from Croatia, in fact i'm from a country Croats hate very much in recent times. Croats will know where i'm from, no doubt
Britt Lapthorne's body 'weighed down'
Backpacker Britt Lapthorne's body was immersed in water from the time she went missing in Croatia and her body was weighed down, a Victorian autopsy has found.
While the results of the autopsy have not been officially released, Ms Lapthorne's parents have revealed details to News Ltd.
Ms Lapthorne, 21, of Melbourne, went missing from a nightclub in the Croatian city of Dubrovnik on September 18 last year. Her badly decomposed body was found in a nearby bay on October 6.
A report completed by the Victorian coroner late last year found Ms Lapthorne had been in the sea for the entire time she was missing and that there were marks on her remains from contact with marine life that dwell on the sea floor, News Ltd said.
A pathologist told Ms Lapthorne's family her body should have surfaced within three days, but it was not until 18 days after she disappeared that her remains were discovered, News Ltd said.
Her father Dale Lapthorne said there was a "strong" chance his daughter's body was weighed down and surfaced only once it had decomposed.
But he said the coroner had not drawn any conclusions from the findings.
"Her body most likely floated only hours before she was discovered," Mr Lapthorne said, after months considering the report.
"The high traffic in the area and the location - it should have been found earlier if it was floating.
"It was amazing she was found," Mr Lapthorne said, because when she was found there was little tissue to enable the body to float.
Mr Lapthorne said he believed his daughter met with foul play and that only people who knew the area well and knew how to hide or dispose of a body could have committed the crime.
The Croatian police investigation remains open.
Originally posted by zazzafrazz
if you dont go to Croatia you are missing possibly one of the most beautiful places in the world, and the people are really nice.
There has NEVER been a market for women being kidnapped and sold to slavery, you are confusing it with another country.
Croatia isnt even Eastern Europe , it is next door to Italy and further west that Greece..
Originally posted by Dinamo
i'm sick of this Brit crap.
poor girl was murdered by some psycho and that is all.
and now all of sudden we are some kind of Hostel movie state where you kill and rape tourist...?
all of you critics from "developed" countries tell me how many murders you have in your state and how many police have solved?
A body found at Boninovo Cape at 6:20pm on Monday is that of a missing Finnish resident of Dubrovnik who disappeared at 2pm that day. According to the police, their investigation and an autopsy have confirmed that Juha P. Parkkonen, 32, died accidentally. Police assume he slipped and fell off a cliff. Parkkonen arrived in Dubrovnik as a tourist on 16 April with a friend who reported he had disappeared. The friend said they had been drinking all day and that Parkkonen went to urinate and didn’t return, according to the Javno website. Boninovo Cape is the same place where Australian backpacker Britt Lapthorne’s body was found last October.