"Oh Bagman's likable enough, of course, but how he ever got to be Head of Department ... when I compare him to Mr. Crouch! I can't see Mr. Crouch losing a member of our department and not trying to find out what's happened to them. You realize Bertha Jorkins has been missing for over a month now? Went on holiday to Albania and never came back?"
-- Percy Weasley, August 1994 (GF5)
She is missing for over a month at the time of the Quidditch World Cup of August 1994. Her Head of Department, Ludo Bagman, is too busy — and irresponsible — to send someone to look for her. Voldemort uses her murder to create a Horcux out of Nagini (BLC).
Bertha Jorkins is murdered by Voldemort
Date circa July, 1994
Certainty Inferred from canon
Location in Canon BLC: Bloomsbury Live Chat GF5: Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes
Type of Event Wizarding world
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