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Nepalese domestic worker drowned, post mortem showed (Updated)

The death of the 22-year-old female domestic worker from Nepal who was found floating unconscious in her employers’ swimming pool in Protaras on Sunday, was drowning, it was announced on Monday.

According to state pathologist Eleni Antoniou who carried out the post mortem on the woman, she died from asphyxia due to drowning. The 22-year-old was found floating unconscious in the swimming pool at around 8.15pm on Sunday by her employers.

The woman had gone with them to their summer home, in Protaras. On Sunday, her employers went to the beach, and she stayed home. When they returned later in the day, she was nowhere to be found and they began looking for her, police said, until she was spotted floating unconscious in the swimming pool.

She was taken to the Famagusta general hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police ruled out foul play.


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