Drug overdose, drowning killed teen
Mar 13,2008 00:00 by UPI
PANAJI, India -- Police say a 15-year-old British teenager, whose body was found on an Indian beach, died of drug overdose and drowning.

Goa police said in Panaji that Scarlette Eden Keeling,15, had been left unconscious on the beach and was drowned when high tide came in, the Press Trust of India reported.

A suspect now under arrest, identified as Placido Carvalho, admitted giving the girl drugs and raping her before leaving her on the beach. He has been charged with murder.

A second man, Samson D'souza, also was arrested, police said, after he admitted joining in the rape.

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