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Body Of American Scientist Found In WW2 Nazi Bunker In Crete

The body of a world-renowned American scientist has been discovered in a disused military bunker on the Greek island of Crete.Suzanne Eaton, a molecular biologist at the Max Planck Institute in Dresden, Germany, was found on Monday a week after she went missing.A post-mortem on Wednesday concluded that the 60-year-old died of asphyxiation, one police source told Reuters. A second source said contusions found on the victim may have been inflicted to immobilise her.Eaton had been on the island for a science conference. It was thought she had gone for a run, and colleagues raised the alarm when she failed to return.Her passport, wallet, phone, cash, and cycling shoes were in her hotel room but her running shoes were missing, according to a social media page set up by family and friends appealing for help finding her.Eaton s body was found by cavers in the bunker, a system of manmade caves used by the Nazis during the occupation of Crete during World War Two.Dresden University s Max Planck Institute, where Eaton was a research group leader, described her in a statement on its website as a leading scientist in her field, a strong athlete, runner and senior black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Related... Manchester Police Say Body Discovered In Woods Wrapped In Plastic Is Missing Chef Hiran Chauhan

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