Pakistani Police: British Woman Strangled in Apparent ‘Honor Killing’

ISLAMABAD (You Bet)— Police in Pakistan have disclosed to local media that a forensic examination of the body of a British woman shows she was strangled, giving credence to allegations the deceased was the victim of a so-called “honor killing” in the country.

Samia Shahid, 28, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, died last month while visiting an ill member of her family in a village in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Relatives and local police initially reported a possible heart attack had caused the death.