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World peace promoter found murdered

An Italian woman who promoted world peace was found murdered in Turkey, reported the BBC.

The woman, Giuseppina Pasqualino di Marineo, 33, known as Pippa Bacca, was found in a patch of bushes near the city of Gebze on Friday.

Pippa Bacca had been hitch-hiking from Milan to the Middle East with the artist group “Brides on Tour� to promote world peace.

In an earlier interview, Pippa Bacca said she wanted to show that she could put her trust in the kindness of local people.

According to Turkish police, the man in connection with the killing has been detained.