Three males have been arrested following the grisly decapitation murders of two feminine backpackers in Morocco.
The ladies have been discovered lifeless of their tent — apparently butchered whereas they slept close to the village of Imlil within the Excessive Atlas mountain vary late Monday.
Louisa Jespersen, 24, from Denmark and her pal Maren Ueland, 28, from Norway had been tenting and backpacking on a month-long journey in North Africa when the tragedy occurred.
One witness — who requested not be recognized — informed the Morocco World Information that the ladies have been “discovered decapitated,” though police haven’t confirmed this.
Their our bodies have been discovered about 11 km from a close-by village.
The three suspects are reportedly from Marrakesh and have been tenting in the identical neighborhood as the 2 victims.
“The suspects have been tenting in the identical space that the homicide befell,” a supply informed Morocco World Information. “Witnesses noticed the group at night time as they have been heading to the camp space.”
Detectives rapidly zeroed in on the alleged killers that captured their photographs on CCTV in village shops. One of many males allegedly left behind his ID on the crime scene.
Ueland’s mom informed Norwegian broadcaster NRK that her daughter was a “heat and engaged.”
“Her first precedence was security,” the heartbroken mom informed NRK. “The ladies had taken all of the precautionary measures earlier than embarking on this journey.”
Each girls shared a love of the outside and studying new cultures. They met at the College of Southeastern Norway and have become quick associates.
The realm the place they have been murdered is a well-liked vacationer vacation spot and a cease on the hipster path.