Sunday, February 3, 2013

Sarai Sierra Murder: 11 arrested over murder of US woman in Istanbul

Police forensics search for missing New Yorker Sarai Sierra near the district of Sarayburnu in Istanbul, Turkey Photo: AP

The body of Sarai Sierra, 33, a mother-of-two, was found on Saturday near Istanbul's ancient city walls. Police said that she had suffered a fatal blow to the head.

She had also been stabbed several times in the abdomen, but there was no sign of rape or theft.