The mysterious death of Catrine da Costa continues to baffle people 30 years after the fact. 28-year-old da Costa's dismembered body parts were discovered in various parts of Solna, Sweden, on July 18 and August 8, 1984, and no one knows what happened to her or who was responsible for her death. What is known is da Costa was down on her luck, heavily into drugs, and was a sex worker. It always brings a lot of attention when people who got away with murder continue to escape justice, and it's even more disturbing when it involves murderers who dismembered their victims.
Being a lady of the evening is considered the oldest profession in the world. Despite existing since ancient times, it is also considered one of the most dangerous occupations. The murder rate for female sex workers in the US is 204 per 100,000. Tragically, with prostitution, many murders go unsolved, and with many, the bodies go undiscovered for months or even years.
Catrine Da Costa Was Killed And Dismembered, And Her Head Was Never Found
Costa Was Last Seen On MalmskillnadsgatanPhoto: Mugshot/Swedish Police
Härm Was Considered An Authority On Murder And May Have Gotten Away With Killing His WifePhoto: dacosta rkivet
Two Doctors Were Charged With The Murder But Court Proceedings Ended With A Mistrial
The Doctors Were Acquitted Of The Murder During A Second Trial
While Many Still Believe Härm And Allgen Are Guilty Of The Murder, Others Feel Strongly About Their Innocence