‘Deeply Shocked’: UK Diplomat Slain in Beirut

 ‘Deeply Shocked’: UK Diplomat Slain in Beirut

The City of Aley in the mountains overlooking Beirut, Lebanon. Photo: Peripitus.

The body of a diplomat working at the British Embassy in Lebanon has been found unceremoniously dumped by the roadside on the outskirts of Beirut, various media reported.

According to the BBC, citing senior police officers in Beirut, Rebecca Dykes, 30, was strangled with a rope.

Local media reports said that Dykes was also raped, but the authorities said they are investigating whether she was sexually assaulted.

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