A lady has been recognized 31 years after her physique was present in Belgium.
Rita Roberts, from Cardiff, was beforehand known as the “woman with the flower tattoo”.
Ms Roberts’s physique was found on 3 June 1992 towards a grate within the water of the river Groot Schijn in Antwerp.
Police mentioned she had been violently killed. Her household mentioned the information was “shocking and heartbreaking”.
Officers mentioned her most putting function was a tattoo on her left forearm of a black flower with inexperienced leaves and “R’Nick” written beneath.
She was 31 when she moved to Antwerp in February 1992. Her final communication together with her household was a postcard in May 1992.
An enchantment was launched on 10 May this 12 months to assist determine her physique.
A member of the family within the UK recognised the tattoo on the information and knowledgeable Interpol and Belgian authorities.
In a tribute, Ms Roberts’s household mentioned she was “passionate, loving and free-spirited” and had been “cruelly taken away”.
“There are no words to truly express the grief we felt at that time, and still feel today,” they added.
They mentioned whereas the information had been “difficult to process”, they have been “incredibly grateful to have uncovered what happened to Rita”.
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Her household described Ms Roberts as “a beautiful person who adored travelling”.
“She loved her family, especially her nephews and nieces, and always wanted to have a family of her own,” they added.
“She had the ability to light up a room, and wherever she went, she was the life and soul of the party. We hope that wherever she is now, she is at peace.”
Belgian authorities are actually interesting for any info on Ms Roberts or the circumstances surrounding her demise.