UK embassy worker found dead in Lebanon

By PrimeNewsGhana
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A British woman who worked at the UK embassy in Beirut has been found dead, Lebanese police have said.

Rebecca Dykes' body was found on the side of a motorway on Saturday.

She had been strangled, the BBC was told by senior police sources. An investigation is underway.

Her family said in a statement: "We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Rebecca. We are doing all we can to understand what happened. We request that the media respect our privacy."

A DfID spokesman said: "Our thoughts are with Becky's family and friends at this very upsetting time."

The Foreign Office said it was in contact with the Lebanese authorities following the death of a British woman in Beirut.

 

Credit: BBC