British tourist, 34, dies after he was mugged while hiking in Colombia trends now
British tourist, 34, dies after he was mugged while hiking in Colombia and left at the bottom of a mountain trail for two days The victim, 34, was attacked by muggers at a mountain viewpoint in Medellin He is believed to have been hit over head with the butt of a gun by muggers
A British tourist has died after being attacked by muggers at a mountain viewpoint overlooking the Colombian city of Medellin.
The 34-year-old was found two days after disappearing and rushed to hospital in a critical condition before succumbing to his multiple injuries which included head wounds.
The victim, who has not been named, has been described locally as a Swedish-born man who had a British passport and lived and worked in the Kent town of Ashford.
His body is now at Medellin’s Forensic Medicine Institute.
The victim is understood