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Captors want body ransom

Published 21/10/2011 | 05:00

The kidnappers of a disabled French woman who died after being taken from her home in Kenya are demanding a ransom for the return of her body, it emerged yesterday.

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Marie Dedieu (66) was kidnapped on October 1 and taken to Somalia. Wheelchair-bound and in a terminal phase of cancer, she died in the hands of her captors.

Gerard Longuet, the French defence minister, said their demands "could not be more despicable." (© Daily Telegraph, London)

Irish Independent

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