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Mystery woman in Croatia can't recall own name

September 21, 2021 | Comment icon 31 comments

Who is the woman and how did she end up on the rocks ? Image Credit: CC BY 2.0 Jeremy Segrott
Police in Croatia are investigating the case of a mystery woman who is unable to recall anything about her life.
According to reports, the woman, who is believed to be in her 60s, was discovered sitting on the rocks of Croati's Krk island back on September 12th.

Sporting cuts on her face, the woman was able to speak perfect English but did not seem to be aware of what had happened to her or even who she was or where she had came from.

She was taken to a local hospital for treatment, however despite their best efforts, authorities have been unable to determine her identity and are now appealing to the public for assistance.
According to a local resident, the mystery is deepened further still by the fact that she was discovered on the rocks because the area itself is dangerous and inaccessible.

In addition, given her physical condition, there's no way she swam to the island, so it seems that she was either dumped there by someone or had washed up there after falling into the sea.

According to the police description, she is 5ft 4in, has shoulder-length blonde hair and blue eyes. She was found wearing a striped navy blue T-shirt, black trousers and a pink linen cap.

Source: Independent | Comments (31)

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #22 Posted by Helen of Annoy 4 months ago
Ripping off is something else, it's no robbery since we don't hold a gun to tourists' heads Seriously, with the exception of few really overpriced places, I'd say people think Croatia is actually quite affordable. And thank you for working in tourism, because that's actually hard and frustrating work while it'swhat fills up our state budget. We'd be dead without you. May your taxes are lower and tourists not missing
Comment icon #23 Posted by The Silver Shroud 4 months ago
A mystery woman found on a Croatian island is believed to be a jewellery maker whose designs have been worn by celebrities. Police appealed to the public for help identifying the woman, who speaks perfect English, after she was found sitting on a remote outcrop on the island of Krk with cuts and bruises on her face and appearing to have lost her memory. Friends claiming to know the woman have now named her as 56-year-old Daniela Adamcova, a Slovakian woman who has lived in both the US and Ireland. Mystery woman found in Croatia with no memory believed to be designer who made jewellery for cele... [More]
Comment icon #24 Posted by acute 4 months ago
When I read this bit, I knew it wasn't Helen.
Comment icon #25 Posted by Helen of Annoy 4 months ago
Kidding. I'm not drunk, I'm like this naturally.
Comment icon #26 Posted by acute 4 months ago
@Helen of Annoy
Comment icon #27 Posted by CloudSix 4 months ago
That's very nice of you, thanks
Comment icon #28 Posted by Eldorado 4 months ago
Croatian police solve mystery of woman on rock with no memory Awoman rescued from a Croatian islandwith no memory of how she got there, where she came from or who she was, has been identified as a Slovakian former designer who had lived in the US and made jewellery for celebrities including Diana Ross. MSN
Comment icon #29 Posted by TrumanB 4 months ago
It always disappoints me when these mysteries get resolved. They have a quite prosaic solution. I was hoping, if not for aliens, then for some mysterious occult organization that was performing rituals on this poor soul. Or maybe some distortion of space and time.
Comment icon #30 Posted by Helen of Annoy 4 months ago
Well, no one still knows what exactly happened. Only I don't feel it's right to keep guessing, because it could be - probably is - very personal. The sooner everyone forgets the whole incident, the better for the poor woman. But if you're looking for aliens, take a look atthe island of Pag. And here's something you might like:
Comment icon #31 Posted by TrumanB 4 months ago
Yes, I'm familiar with this case and have sympathies for Giuliano Marinkovi?'s work (he now dwells in Ireland if I'm correct). Balkan UFO is also a cool channel. Unfortunately, no hard proof. They always miss to at least take a photo.

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