Bones found buried in Vatican may be the remains of 15-year-old who disappeared inside Vatican City in 1983.
On June 22, 1983, 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, disappeared inside the Vatican compound. Emanuela, a citizen of Vatican City, had left her family’s apartment for a weekly music lesson. Her parents, employees of the Vatican, said she had called them earlier that day explaining that she had been late to her music lesson because she was held up by an Avon representative she had met on the way to school. Students at the music school say Emanuela talked about a job offer she had received from the rep. Emanuela was last seen getting into a large, dark-colored BMW with blacked-out windows. When Emanuela did not return to the apartment that night, her parents reported her missing. Police insisted they wait another day because “perhaps the girl was