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In respect of a woman fleeing a lover, would that explain the extreme precautions that were taken to disguise identity? For instance, the numerous false names, false passports, the various wigs found in the luggage, and the labels cut off clothing and a lotion prescription?
Sorry for not responding to your post earlier.

It occurs to me that the spy movie genre was well established at the time of this case, so it is not impossible to believe a fugitive would use wigs and false names.

As for the scraped off labels and missing tags, perhaps her murderer had done that to hide the woman's identity, just as he also burned her body.
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Sorry for not responding to your post earlier.

It occurs to me that the spy movie genre was well established at the time of this case, so it is not impossible to believe a fugitive would use wigs and false names.

As for the scraped off labels and missing tags, perhaps her murderer had done that to hide the woman's identity, just as he also burned her body.
Yes, possibly. However, there is the matter of the false passports, which must have been difficult to obtain. Moreover, there is no evidence of a fugitive being sought matching the woman's description.
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Actually more common that most people think.

Though I do agree not a easant way to go about it.
And usually such individuals are mentally ill, whereas it seems to me that Isdal Woman was functioning at a very high level and showing no outward signs, at least, of mental illness: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3741006/

Moreover, why would someone intent on suicide move from hotel to hotel, assuming different identities?

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Pat D "As for the scraped off labels and missing tags, perhaps her murderer had done that to hide the woman's identity, just as he also burned her body."

But clothing is very easy to get rid of. If the murderer was going to go to the trouble of scrapping and cutting, they could have just as well have taken the things and thrown them out or donated them to a charity, or just burned them. Leaving them there with the identifiers removed just calls more attention to them.
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