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Lebanon

Uber driver with criminal record killed British Embassy worker in Beirut, authorities say

Uber driver with criminal record killed British Embassy worker in Beirut, authorities say

Lebanese police have arrested a man suspected of killing a British woman who worked for her country's embassy in Beirut.

Younis Awdi, an adviser for Lebanon's defense minister, told The Washington Post on Monday that a man named Tarek Harb has been arrested in the death of Rebecca Dykes. Dykes's body was found several hours after she left a bar Friday night in Gemmayzeh, a neighborhood in the Lebanese capital known for restaurants and cocktail bars.

Awdi said Dykes was out with friends and called an Uber before midnight. The state-run National News Agency reported that the driver drove to a nearby neighborhood where Dykes lived but did not drop her off there.

Awdi said...

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