Woman Was Found 'Beaten To Death' After She Did Not Show Up For Her Birthday Party With Friends
Tragedy struck in West Sussex last Friday when a 29-year-old was found beaten to death in her own bedroom. The incident has been confirmed by representatives of Sussex Police, and the girl was identified as Christina Abbotts.
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Aaron Harvey is a neighbor to the deceased, and he said on Thursday night, he spoke with Christina’s father, who says he is Mauritian.
This man came over, saying he had been looking for his blonde 28-year-old daughter and had I seen her.
Apparently, the man had not heard from his daughter in a couple of hours and was worried on her safety.
He said it was her birthday and she had booked a hotel in London to celebrate with friends but never turned up.
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Christina’s friends had raised the alarm and prompted her father to call the police. Eventually, Christina was found in her bedroom at her Crawley apartment. The authorities arrived at the scene of the crime at about 10.30 pm. Upon examination, the cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma.
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The eye witnesses say they saw a man being led away. It turns out the man was Zahid Naseem, 47, from Amersham, Bucks. Following his arrest by the police, he appeared at Brighton Magistrates Court today and was charged with murder.
Detective Chief Inspector Emma Heater, who is heading the investigation, condoled the family of the bereaved and also made a call to the public for any information that could help with the ongoing investigation.
As at the time of this report, no cause had been given for the murder. Chief Inspector Heater assures members of the public that any contributions to the case will be made in confidence.
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It is quite sad that the young woman did not live to celebrate her own birthday, and her friends are devastated. At least, justice will be served.
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