She was seen carrying a basket for picking berries on the afternoon of her disappearance, according to the report.
“A long and comprehensive search for her was conducted,” Møllebakken told VG on Monday.
The station, citing friends of Lyne, reported that she had met Charlton online in either February or March and the two had been dating since. The King County Medical Examiner's Office will make the final determination of identity.
However, the Seattle Times reported that Lyne's head was among the body parts found in a recycling bin in Seattle's Central District, enabling detectives to identify her.
The remains were found in Pasvik in the Sør-Varanger municipality, reports newspaper VG.
She said she was also told by the hotel that this had happened several times with people booking through the same booking agent.Police in Finnmark wrote in a press statement that they would investigate whether the discovery is connected to the disappearance of the elderly woman.Reports were received by police of the possible discovery of human remains on Friday, according to VG's report.A police spokesman said the bin would have been empty because recyclables were collected on the block on Fridays."The purse, the telephone and everything was in [her] house," Lyne's neighbor Edward Franceschina told Q13 Fox.They just pass you from one to the next and hang up, but if you were making a booking they’d answer immediately." The first hotel offered Helen an alternative apartment to stay in, but Helen refused due to her fear of claustrophobia preventing her from using lifts. "Customer satisfaction and the booking experience are priorities for us.