US Embassy says American woman killed in Cape Town

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Posted: Jul 31, 2015 5:56 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in South Africa says an American woman has been killed in Cape Town, and South African media say a suspect has been arrested.

The embassy said Friday that the American was killed on Wednesday. The embassy has declined to provide further details about the case.

News24, a South African news outlet, said the body of the woman, whom police said was 39, was found at a hotel in Camps Bay, a popular tourist destination in Cape Town. The outlet says the suspect is a 41-year-old man.