A cold case is reopened in the BBC and NRK’s podcast Death in Ice Valley

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On November 29th, 1970, a family discovered the body of a woman in Norway’s Isdalen Valley in Bergen. It was a strange scene: the body was burned, and an autopsy later found at least 50 sleeping pills in her stomach. Investigators discovered a pair of suitcases at a nearby train station, loaded with money, clothing without labels, eight fake passports, and some other objects, only to have the case abruptly closed.

To this date, the so-called Isdal Woman has never been identified, and the case has stoked the interest of journalists, mystery authors, and…

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