Family’s emotional appeal a year on from murder of teenager Alisa
The grandmother of a murdered Wisbech teenager has made an emotional plea for information a year after the girl’s body was found on a Royal estate. Seventeen- year- ol d Alisa Dmitrijeva went missing from her Wisbech home in August 2011.
Herbodywasfoundinafield at Anmer, just two miles from the Royal Family’s Sandringham House, on New Year’s Day last year by a dog walker.
Now, on the anniversary of the discovery of Latvian- born Alisa’s body, her grandmother has made a new plea for information.
She said: “Last year we had hope that we would see Alisa alive – this year we have nothing. The pain a year on is still raw.
“We cannot live without the answers to so many of our questions, questions that not even the police can answer. So please can the person who knows what happened to Alisa come forward. I’m worried I won’t be alive to see these people punished.
“Please help the police if you have anything to say – we believe someone is too scared to talk, but please speak up, we wait for your news.”
Alisa was last seen getting into a green Lexus in King’s Lynn on August 31, 2011. A month later, Nofolk police announcedtheywerehandingthe case to the coroner, as they did nothaveenoughinformationto prosecute anyone for causing Alisa’s death. They had previously arrested two menonsuspicion of murder, buttheywere later released without charge.
Detective Inspector Marie James said: “This will be a difficult time of year for Alisa’s family, andIwouldurgeanyone withinformationaboutherdisappearance and death to come forward, so we can give them some answers.”
Anyone with information should contact Norfolk police on101, orCrimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Police are still anxious for information about Alisa’s disappearance.