Woman dies in Paris home of SA diplomat

2012-09-02 22:38


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Paris - Prosecutors opened an investigation on Sunday into the death of a young French woman at the residence of a South African diplomat in Paris, a judicial source said.

An autopsy was to take place on Monday, the source said, after the woman's body was discovered at the diplomat's home on Saturday.

Police sources told Europe 1 radio the 26-year-old woman had joined a party at the diplomat's home and stopped breathing after she went to sleep on Saturday afternoon.

The sources told the radio that party-goers alleged the woman had taken drugs, including cocaine.

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