The Trail Went Cold – Episode 226 – Peter Bergmann

June 16, 2009. Rosses Point, Ireland. The body of a man who appears to be in his late fifties or early sixties is found washed up on a beach and his cause of death is believed to be acute cardiac arrest. Four days earlier, the man had arrived in the nearby town of Sligo and checked into a hotel under the name “Peter Bergmann”, but it turns out this name was fake and he carries no identification. Investigators believe that he travelled to Ireland from another country and use CCTV footage to track his movements in the days prior to his death. They theorize that he spent time gradually disposing of items which might have provided a clue to his identity, but no one ever comes forward who recognizes this man. On this week’s episode of “The Trail Went Cold”, we explore a unique mystery involving an unidentified decedent known as “Peter Bergmann”.

Additional Reading:

“The Last Days of Peter Bergmann” Documentary

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The Trail Went Cold is produced and edited by Magill Foote.

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