Men held over missing Doha Brit

Police have arrested multiple suspects in connection with the murder of a British primary school teacher in Qatar, local authorities said. Lauren Patterson, 24, was reportedly last seen leaving a hotel in Doha with a group of men on Saturday.

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Tributes paid to missing teacher feared dead in Doha

Doha police said they cannot confirm whether Lauren Patterson had died or what had happened to her. Credit: Facebook

The mother and boyfriend of a British primary school teacher feared dead after going missing in Qatar have paid emotional eulogies to her on Facebook.

Lauren Patterson disappeared in Doha in the early hours of Saturday. Local media claim she was last seen outside the city's five-star La Cigale hotel.

Her mother Allison Patterson, who is reported to have flown to Doha, wrote: "Thank you so much to everyone for all their wonderful words about Lauren. She was a truly remarkable girl my rock always there for everyone. I know she's in heaven now in her Daddy's arms."

The 24-year-old's boyfriend, James Grima, from Malta, wrote: "You really were the most smart, kind, beautiful and amazing woman I've ever met."

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