ARMENIAN CHURCH HOSTED THE BODY OF AMERICAN JOURNALIST KILLED IN TURKEY
12:56, 5 February, 2013
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 5, ARMENPRESS: The relatives of American woman
Sarai Sierra in her thirties stabbed to death laid the victim’s ashes
into Istanbul Armenian Church of Three Alters before heading to the
United States. As Armenpress reports citing HaberTurk TV website,
Sierra was killed in Istanbul when on her two week vacation to Turkey,
while taking photos in one of the historical places.
Strangers hit her on her head with stone, raped unconsciousness
woman 12 days long and eventually killed her. The TV channel reports,
Sierra’s husband and brother who came to take her body to Homeland,
expressed willingness to lay her body into Armenian church. CNN,
ABC, Fox News and CBS televisions made reports from the site of the
murder of American woman. Security forces detained at least 21 people
as part of an investigation into the murder of Sarai Sierra.