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Memorial unveiled

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Memorial unveiled thumbnailInga-Maria Hauser's memorial stone has been placed at the entrance to Ballypatrick Forest.

THERE were sombre scenes in Ballypatrick Forest on the outskirts of Ballycastle on Friday as a permanent memorial was unveiled in memory of Inga-Maria Hauser.
As the 30th anniversary of the German backpacker's murder approached, detectives from the PSNI's Serious Crime Branch launched a two week operation as they revealed they were "extremely close" to catching her killer.
At a special press conference held on Friday, police renewed their appeal for assistance from the public. In particular the local community in North Antrim, as well as people who may have seen the talented artist travelling in England, from London northwards and in Scotland, before she embarked on the Stranraer to Larne ferry on April 6 1988. Police believe they may hold vital information about who killed the 18-year-old.

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