Indictment against assassin of British diplomat Rebecca Dykes

The indictment committee of Mount Lebanon, presided over by Judge Pierre Francis, on Thursday issued an indictment against Lebanese detainee, Tarek Hawchieh, accused of raping and murdering UK embassy employee, Rebecca Dykes, on the night of 16 Decembe...

The indictment committee of Mount Lebanon, presided over by Judge Pierre Francis, on Thursday issued an indictment against Lebanese detainee, Tarek Hawchieh, accused of raping and murdering UK embassy employee, Rebecca Dykes, on the night of 16 December 2017, and referred him to the Criminal Court.

Hawchieh, a taxi driver, raped his victim and strangled her on a bridge extending from Ashrafieh to Dekwaneh. He then headed to the Metn Highway to get rid of the body, which he had left in a ditch.

Source: National News Agency