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An English backpacker who went missing last week in Guatemala has been found dead — and authorities said she suffered “blows to the body” and died of hemorrhaging caused by a traumatic brain injury.
Tourist Catherine Shaw, 23, of the southeastern English county of Oxfordshire, was reported missing after she left a hotel in Guatemala’s San Juan La Laguna off Lake Atitlan on March 5, the BBC…Continue
Posted on March 17, 2019 at 9:25pm
Catherine Shaw, from Witney, Oxfordshire, had been travelling and was reported missing on 5 March.
She was last seen the day before and had been staying in the San Pedro, Lake Atitlan area of the…Continue
Posted on March 10, 2019 at 7:03pm
The investigation into Amy Gerard’s death in Tenerife has taken a new turn as it emerges a secrecy order has been placed over the court probe. Police initially appeared to rule out the existence of a crime three days after a woman’s body Amy’s family later confirmed as hers was recovered from the sea off the northern coast city of Puerto de la Cruz. Afterward, it was revealed that the judicial investigation is the subject of a secrecy order - an exceptional measure adopted to safeguard the…Continue
Posted on January 15, 2019 at 9:13pm
The recent murders of Tom Cook and Carla Stefaniak in Costa Rica, combined with other murders, disappearances, and a general atmosphere of rising crime may be putting a crimp in the country's reputation as a safe destination.
An arrest has been made in the Stefaniak case (see picture), though her family has said they believe more people were involved in…Continue
Posted on January 8, 2019 at 9:00pm