Possible sexual assault investigated in Kashmir murder

Sarah Groves, 24, was found in a pool of blood inside her room on the houseboat. Credit: Facebook

Police in India are investigating whether British tourist Sarah Groves was sexually assaulted before she was stabbed to death on a floating hotel in Kashmir.

Local police said Miss Groves, who had spent more than a month on the houseboat, had multiple stab wounds all over her body while a knife was found next to her.

Police said the Dutch national later arrested on suspicion of her murder had booked into a separate room on the houseboat.

Officers are investigating whether the two knew each other.

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