British author Lindsay de Feliz found strangled and buried in woods near her Dominican Republic home, husband and stepson arrested

The author had written two books based on the Dominican Republic,'Dominican Republic—What About Your Saucepans?'  in 2013 and 'Life After My Saucepans: Lifting the Lid on Living in the Dominican Republic' in 2017.


                            British author Lindsay de Feliz found strangled and buried in woods near her Dominican Republic home, husband and stepson arrested
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A British author who was living in the Dominican Republic was found buried in a shallow grave after being reported missing days ago, the Independent reported. Lindsay de Feliz, 64, was found on December 12, buried two-foot deep in the ground by police dogs near her Moncion home, Hoy, a local news outlet reported. She had been reported missing by her husband, 50-year-old Danilo Feliz.

According to reports, it looks like she had been strangled and her body was found covered in yellow sheet and plastic used for dog food. The police has arrested her husband in connection to the death along with his son Dani Alberto Feliz, 29, and a man called Anquilino Rosario Sanchez, 37. Hoy reported that "her body was found buried two feet underground in a wooded area, wrapped in black plastic bags. Her head was in another black bag with tape around her neck"

“We are in close contact with the police in the Dominican Republic following the death of a British woman in Mao,” a spokesperson for the U.K. Foreign Office told The Independent.

The author had written two books based on the Dominican Republic,'Dominican Republic—What About Your Saucepans?'  in 2013 and 'Life After My Saucepans: Lifting the Lid on Living in the Dominican Republic' in 2017. She was also a blogger. It is reported that she had been born and raised in the UK and had a degree in French and German from Wolverhampton University. She also had an MBA from Bradford. After she found success in marketing, she left for the Dominican Republic and worked as a scuba diving instructor. She was also a political activist in the country.

Her friends had said that she had been in " great spirits" before she disappeared and was described as a generous and caring woman. Tributes came from fans and well-wishers as soon as the news spread. 

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