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Autopsy scheduled for British woman found dead in Paphos

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Head of Paphos CID, Michalis Nikolaou

An autopsy is being carried out on Thursday on the body of a 38-year-old woman who was found dead on Wednesday afternoon in Paphos.

According to head of CID, Michalis Nikolaou, the area where the 38-year-old woman was found was investigated by state medical examiners Angeliki Papetta and Orthodoxos Orthodoxou, as well as by members of the criminal investigation department.

The woman, who is a British permanent resident of Cyprus, was found around 4.30pm in the afternoon in the apartment where she lives with her partner, who informed the authorities.

Nikolaou said that members of the CID collected evidence to be sent for scientific examination. Regarding the initial examination, the forensic medical experts reported that the 38-year-old had bruises all over her body and periocular hematomas in both eyes.

The body of the woman was transferred to the Nicosia general hospital morgue, pending the autopsy which will take place at 1.30pm.

The autopsy results and those of other tests are expected to shed light on the exact causes of the woman’s death.

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