Beirut, Lebanon: Uber Driver Suspected in Killing of British Woman

Posted on December 19, 2017 • Filed under: Expatriate Killed, Middle East

WASHINGTON POST – BEIRUT — Lebanese police have arrested a man suspected of killing a British woman who worked for her country’s embassy in Beirut.

Younis Awdi, an adviser for Lebanon’s defense minister, told The Washington Post on Monday that a man named Tarek Harb has been arrested in the death of Rebecca Dykes. Dykes’s body was found several hours after she left a bar Friday night in Gemmayzeh, a neighborhood in the Lebanese capital known for restaurants and cocktail bars.

Awdi said Dykes was out with friends and called an Uber before midnight. The state-run National News Agency reported that the driver drove to a nearby neighborhood where Dykes lived but did not drop her off there. Read Article

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