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Brother says it was sister's dream to travel the world teaching

Greg Drozdz from Hinckley talks to ITV News Central after news his sister has died in Bali Credit: ITV News Central

The brother of a Leicestershire teacher who has died on the island on Bali has told ITV News Central it was her dream to travel the world.

49-year-old Anne-Marie Drozdz is believed to have died at her villa in Bali on Thursday. Police are investigating whether she was murdered.

Her brother Greg Drozdz who lives in Hinckley, Leicestershire has spoken of his loss today.

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Report: Man arrested over teacher's death in Bali

49-year-old Anne-Marie Drozdz was carrying out charity work in Bali Credit: Newsteam/SWNS

It has been reported that a 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a Leicestershire teacher on the Indonesian island of Bali.

The Jakarta Post reports that the man was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police are looking at whether the death of 49-year-old Anne-Marie Drozdz was connected to a robbery at her villa.

The teacher from Hinckley who was carrying out charity work on the island was found dead on Thursday.


Dead British woman 'murdered', Bali police believe

Police in Bali say a British woman found dead in her rented villa was murdered, according to the AFP news agency.

A woman named locally as Anne Marie Drozdz, believed to be in her forties, was found dead in the tourist district of Ubud on Thursday afternoon, with no signs the property was broken into.

"She was found by the owner of the villa lying dead on the floor with a black cloth over her face," Gianyar district police chief Komang Sandi Arsana told the agency.

"The door was damaged and there were dried up pools of blood on the floor."

Passenger who sparked hijack scare was Australian

A "drunk passenger" on a Virgin Australia flight who sparked a hijack scare after trying to enter the cockpit has been named by Bali police as 28-year-old Australian Matt Christopher.

An airport manager for the company told Indonesia's Metro TV that Christopher had been acting aggressively and was handcuffed by the flight crew.

The Virgin Australia Airlines plane landed at Bali airport following the incident. Credit: RTV

An hour before landing in Bali, the pilot alerted traffic controllers of a possible hijacking on board, an Indonesian air force spokesman said.


'Hijacked' Virgin plane lands at Bali airport

Flight tracking website Flightrader said the Virgin Australia Airlines flight VA41 reportedly hijacked en route from Brisbane has landed at Indonesia's Bali airport.

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