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By Tim Latham

In this well-researched research of a real and unsolved crime, the enigma surrounding the loss of life of Janelle Patton—a 29-year-old Australian girl who disappeared whereas mountain climbing on a well-liked Norfolk Island path and used to be later came across stabbed and dead—is investigated via own interviews and probing questions. A territory of Australia, Norfolk Island itself is as attention-grabbing and weird as Patton's homicide. Few humans during this secretive and protecting island group of below 2,000 voters will speak about the incident, extra shrouding Patton's loss of life with secret. This startlingly unique story is a portrait of an remoted neighborhood that holds a depressing and weird mystery which may by no means be revealed.

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