Turkish singer brutally murdered in Istanbul
ISTANBULA well-known Turkish singer and songwriter was found brutally murdered at her house in Istanbul’s Taksim neighborhood late May 5.
Değer Deniz’s body was discovered by her younger brother when he had a locksmith open the door of her house after the singer’s family has been unable to contact her throughout the day.
Deniz’s brother immediately called the police, who said the singer had been strangled with the strap of her bag, while her hands had been tied with the cable of a cellphone charger, according to Doğan News Agency.
The 39-year-old Deniz, whose funeral ceremony was held after an autopsy on May 6, had released her latest album on 2012, composed songs for TV dramas and took the stage at various venues in Istanbul.
She performed in several genres, including alternative progressive rock and trip-hop.