Libyan diplomat “murdered” in Madrid

Tripoli, 2 April 2013:

Spanish police are investigating the suspected murder of the First Secretary at the Libyan embassy in Madrid.  Fawzi Zimriq, aged 55, was found unconscious by her younger daughter at the family’s home in the Salamanca district of the Spanish capital last Thursday.

It was initially thought that Zimriq had died of natural causes. She had reportedly been suffering from a number of conditions, including diabetes. However an autopsy on Saturday revealed signs of a blow to her forehead and marks of strangulation. The diplomat lived in Madrid with her husband, son and two . . .

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