The suspect admitted to raping the 28-year-old woman who was found suffocated in the Indian travel hot spot, police said.
23-year-old male suspect was arrested, said the Deputy chief of Goa police Sammy Tavares. He is accused of rape, murder, robbery and intent to destroy evidence, he said
The woman who had found a British passport, and the victim recognized, britanno-Irish by the British Ministry of foreign Affairs, was found on Tuesday morning lying naked in a pool of blood near the beach in Goa.
The cause of death was disclosed after the autopsy, said Tavares. Officials of the Embassy should arrive on Saturday in Goa to claim the body. The coastal state of Goa, once a Portuguese colony, is a popular destination for tourists and known for its lively nightlife.
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