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Indonesian arrested over murder of British woman in Bali

Published on May 25, 2014 6:06 PM
 
The villa where Briton Anne Marie Drozdz was found dead at Junjungan village in Ubud, Gianyar Regency on the resort island of Bali on May 24, 2014. Indonesian police have arrested a construction worker suspected of murdering a British woman in her rented villa on the holiday island of Bali, an official said on Sunday. -- PHOTO: AFP

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AFP) - Indonesian police have arrested a construction worker suspected of murdering a British woman in her rented villa on the holiday island of Bali, an official said on Sunday.

Hambali, 32, was arrested on Saturday in Jakarta where he fled to after allegedly robbing and killing 40-year-old Anne Marie Drozdz, in the cultural tourism district of Ubud on Thursday afternoon, police said.

"The suspect has been arrested and is being investigated," Bali police spokesman Hery Wiyanto told AFP.

Bali general investigations police commissioner Refi Pribadi on Saturday said Hambali, who goes by one name, had stolen a mobile phone, a motorcycle and 20 million rupiah (S$2,200) from Ms Drozdz.

 
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