Bri­tish tourist mur­dered, say po­lice

Weekend Argus (Sunday Edition) - - WORLD -

PO­LICE search­ing for a 22-year-old Bri­tish woman miss­ing in New Zealand have launched a mur­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion and a 26-year-old man is be­ing ques­tioned, in­ves­ti­ga­tors said yes­ter­day.

Grace Mil­lane, who was trav­el­ling the world af­ter fin­ish­ing univer­sity, went miss­ing a week ago. She had ar­rived in New Zealand on Novem­ber 20 and was last seen on De­cem­ber 1 in cen­tral Auck­land.

“Our in­ves­ti­ga­tion has de­ter­mined that Grace is no longer alive and this is a mur­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion,” De­tec­tive In­spec­tor Scott Beard told a tele­vised press con­fer­ence.

Beard said that the man, who had been seen with Mil­lane at sev­eral places, is “speak­ing to us in re­la­tion to the mur­der of Grace Mil­lane”.

He said that the Mil­lane fam­ily was “dev­as­tated”. |

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