19 C
New York
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Home CELEBS Hot News Two Scandinavian women tourists found dead in Morocco

Two Scandinavian women tourists found dead in Morocco

Two Scandinavian women tourists have been found dead in Morocco with cuts to their necks, the country’s interior ministry has said.

The bodies of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen and Maren Ueland were found in the High Atlas mountain range.

The families of the two women, from Denmark and Norway, confirmed their identities on social media.

A suspect has been arrested in the city of Marrakesh on suspicion of murder, according to Moroccan authorities.

The man was being held in custody “to determine the motive of the crime while investigations continue”, the central bureau of judicial investigation said in a statement. Two further suspects were arrested later, according to Moroccan reports.

The women had been sharing a tent 10km (6 miles) from the mountain village of Imlil and their bodies had been found inside the tent on Monday, near the foot of North Africa’s highest peak, Mount Toubkal, reports said. The area is popular with hikers and climbers, particularly from Scandinavia.

Maren Ueland, 28, from Norway had travelled to Morocco on 9 December with Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, who was 24 and from Denmark.

Maren Ueland’s mother Irene told public broadcaster NRK that the pair had been studying together at the University of South-Eastern Norway and had gone backpacking for their Christmas holiday. Read more

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Why Self-Love is the Secret Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life

On October 9, 2020, we had the pleasure of having Solu as our special guest on the MyAreaVibe Spotlight Show. On the...

Want A Thriving Business? Focus on Helping Others!

We had the pleasure of having Bien Fait as our special guest on the MyAreaVibe Spotlight Show...

#MyareaSPort |Critical Jules Ndayishimiye Signing is Just what GLM needed. Assistant coach Jaime says.

Impressive Ndayishimiye Jules Pacifique has transformed GLM FC Middlefield The January recruit has teamed up with...

#Diaspora| Babbi released all of his 5 tracks from his new EP

Burundian singer Babbi , songwriter, director, and recording artist who is best known for his...

Recent Comments