Body of young woman found in barn fire, authorities suspect homicide
MARDİNThe body of a 21-year-old woman was found burned in a barn on Sept. 25 in the Artuklu district of the southeastern province of Mardin, as authorities suspect the incident was a homicide and have detained some of the victim’s family members, as reported by daily Akşam.
Further into the inspection, authorities found evidence that the fire was set deliberately and that the victim’s death was a homicide, as her chin and wrists were found to be broken and cuts were detected on her throat.
The woman’s body was sent to Mardin Public Hospital for autopsy, while gendarmes detained family members over the incident. Authorities also suspected the role of a man in the killing who reportedly harassed Akyüz in the past and was a substance user.