Emanuela Orlandi: Vatican reopens investigation into mysterious disappearance of young woman

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Emanuela Orlandi was 15 when she disappeared on her way home from music class.

The Vatican remains unsolved in one of the city-state’s most neutral and mysterious disappearance cases that occurred nearly 40 years ago: the disappearance of young Emanuela Orlandi on June 22, 1983, while returning home from a flute lesson in Rome.

After several requests by Emanuela’s older brother Pietro, Vatican sources who have campaigned for years to solve the disappearance have confirmed to local media that authorities have reopened the investigation into the case, it was learned this Monday.

The news agency reported AdnkronosAll files, documents, reports, information and testimony related to the case will be re-examined, Vatican prosecutor Alessandro Titti said.

In addition, the investigation will focus on the case of Mirella Gregory, who was 15 when she disappeared in Rome weeks before Orlandi.

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