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Hope for final breakthrough over Inga Maria Hauser case

There will be enormous concern that no one has ever been brought to justice for the murder of the teenage German backpacker Inga Maria Hauser in Co Antrim 30 years ago.

The body of the 18-year-old from Munich was discovered in a remote part of Ballypatrick forest park, on the outskirts of Ballycastle, but, despite a massive investigation, the appalling crime remains unsolved.

Police have made a renewed appeal for information, as we report today, and say that only fractional pieces of evidence are needed for a breakthrough in the case.

A two-week awareness campaign has been launched by detectives, and it is essential that they receive maximum cooperation from the public in Co Antrim and beyond.

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