marie de dieu rest in peace – BBC reports

A French woman kidnapped from Kenya by suspected Somali militants earlier this month has died, say French officials.

Diplomats said they were told of Marie Dedieu’s death by contacts through whom they had been negotiating her release.

The exact circumstances of her death are not known, but her poor health and the fact vital medication had been withheld from her meant “this tragic outcome was highly likely”, they said.

Ms Dedieu, 66, was one of four Westerners taken from Kenya in October.


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