DETECTIVES have made a fresh appeal to try to identify a woman’s body found on the beach at Sorrento 57 years ago.
A digitally generated image has been released of the unknown woman, along with a photograph of a woman believed to be linked to her.
The woman’s body was discovered floating in the water off Sorrento beach on the evening of 25 February 1966.
She is described as being between 65 and 70 years old, about 164cm tall, with a slight build.
She had grey hair, no teeth, brown eyes with a blue periphery in her iris, and a 15cm scar on her left leg.
She was wearing a string of pearls, a pink bra, a pink corset, blue bloomers and nylon stockings.
The photograph of a second unknown woman, believed to have been taken in Caserta, Italy, and dated 10 April 1961, was found with the dead woman’s police file from 1966.
Police do not know where the photograph came from or its connection to the case.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.