x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Police investigate murder of air hostess

Authorities are investigating the murder of a Japanese air hostess who was found dead by her partner in Al Nahda.

DUBAI // Authorities are investigating the murder of a Japanese air hostess who was found dead by her partner in Al Nahda.

The partner, a 29-year-old Tunisian technician, called police on the evening of April 25 saying that he returned home to find the body of the woman, 28, on the bathroom floor.

Forensic reports concluded she had been strangled. Experts believe the woman was murdered about 8-9 hours before the technician reported finding her body.

A man has been taken into custody.

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