The body of Alberta Leeman, a woman who disappeared in July 1978 without a tracewas found in a sunken car in the Connecticut River (northeastern United States), local media reported Monday.
The identity of the woman, who was 63 years old at the time of disappearance, was confirmed by DNA tests, according to data provided by the State Police, and the forensic study determined that The cause of death was blows received in a traffic accident.
The body of Leeman, who lived in the state of New Hampshire, was found in August 2021 using new tracking equipmentbut the authorities had not confirmed until now that it was indeed her.
His remains were examined by the New Hampshire Medical Examiner’s Office and by forensic anthropologists who determined that died from “multiple blunt force injuries”points out the CBS network.
The Connecticut River flows through the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.