Dutch tourist found dead in hotel room in Turkey’s south
MUĞLAA Dutch tourist has been found dead in her hotel room in the Marmaris district of southern Muğla province. Abigail Linnenbank, 19, was found dead by a hotel employee, Doğan News Agency reported on July 15.
Linnenbank and her boyfriend arrived in Marmaris on July 8 and booked a room in a four-star hotel.
Linnenbank’s boyfriend went on a one-day boat tour by himself on July 14, as she stayed in the room.
A hotel cleaning employee entered the room at around 3 p.m. and heard water sounds coming from the bathroom. The employee informed the manager of the hotel after seeing Linnenbank lying on the bathroom floor. The officials of the hotel called the police and medical personnel, who declared Linnenbank dead.
Medicine used for heart and respiratory diseases was found in the hotel room, while no visible traces of assault or wounds were found on her body.
Linnenbank’s body was sent to the Forensic Medicine Institution in Muğla for autopsy.
The police contacted the Netherlands Honorary Consulate in Marmaris to inform her family and launched an investigation into the incident.