British tourist found raped,murdered inside houseboat in Kashmir’s Dal Lake

A Dutch tourist,who was staying in another room,has been arrested when he tried to flee.

Written by PTI | Srinagar | Published:April 6, 2013 9:18 am

A 24-year-old British tourist was today found murdered inside a houseboat in the Dal Lake here,police said.

Sara Elizabeth was found in a pool of blood inside her room in the houseboat this morning,they said.

The police suspect that the victim might be raped before being killed as her clothes were torn.

A Dutch tourist Davit Rechord (43),who was staying in another room of the houseboat,has been arrested when he tried to flee the Valley at Qazigund,75 kms from here,on Srinagar-Jammu national highway,they said.

A team of FSL experts is at the spot and the body of the woman was sent for post-mortem,the sources said.

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