olice are providing a reward of £20,000 for data which might assist get better the stays of a lacking 70-year-old girl.
Norma Girolami, from Highgate in north London, was final seen alive in August 2021.
The Metropolitan Police has stated she commonly travelled to Brent Cross to do her purchasing utilizing public transport to make her method there. She was additionally a member at Archway Leisure Centre.
The pressure added that she appreciated to go to Leigh-on-Sea and made a visit there on Thursday, August 19 2021. She took the practice from Barking and returned to London later that day.
All communication from Norma stopped that night.
Detective Chief Inspector Kate Blackburn, main the investigation, stated: “Since 19 August 2021, there was no communication from Norma and no proof, or indication, that she continues to be alive. For these causes we now have to conclude that there’s sadly little doubt Norma is lifeless.
“Did you meet with Norma in London, on the leisure centre or in Leigh-On-Sea? You might have data that would assist deliver Norma’s household the solutions that they so desperately want.
“We’re conscious of the likelihood that her physique could have been buried in a group area or a graveyard.
“Did you see something uncommon within the days following 19 August 2021, maybe involving a gray colored Kia Niro automobile that we now have appealed for beforehand?
“For those who noticed one thing that appeared odd to you, irrespective of how insignificant it could appear please do give us a name and share what you noticed.”
Pia Graham, Norma’s cousin stated: “It’s now a yr since Norma went lacking and there’s nonetheless no signal of the place she is perhaps, although the police have been working tirelessly to attempt to discover her.
“Quite a lot of us in Norma’s household, and her buddies, already challenged by every day life, whether or not it’s attributable to poor well being, getting older, or simply tough circumstances, have now needed to face this bewildering and painful lack of a beloved one who simply appears to have vanished and apparently with none clue as to how this occurred.
We don’t really feel we will also have a church service for Norma whereas she continues to be lacking. The entire state of affairs is heart-breaking, as a lot as it’s surprising
“Our connection to Norma has instantly been severed. No extra cheery emails or humorous texts from her to brighten our days. No extra fastidiously chosen playing cards to commemorate anniversaries, or uplifting messages – Norma actually had a method with phrases. The individual all of us beloved has simply gone.
“And we don’t really feel we will also have a church service for Norma whereas she continues to be lacking. The entire state of affairs is heart-breaking, as a lot as it’s surprising.
“My cousin was a life-affirming, loving, sort and considerate 70-year-old woman who would by no means have left us within the lurch, and we will solely think about in nightmarish ideas of what could have occurred to her.
“So, please, please, as we now have requested up to now, for those who assume you noticed the lady in these pictures on or round August 19-20 final yr, and irrespective of how obscure your recollection, get in contact with the police and allow them to know. Thanks.”
A person was charged together with her homicide in October 2021. He’s presently in custody awaiting trial.