A suspect has finally been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of 35-year old American artist Ashley Olsen in Italy on Jan. 9. The blonde beauty was found dead in her apartment by her landlord. Here’s the scoop.
This is utterly tragic. American artist Ashley Olsen, 35, was found dead in her apartment on Jan. 9 during an extended trip to Italy. On Jan. 14, Italian police said in a press conference that they’ve finally made a breakthrough in the case and arrested a Senegalese man Diaw Cheik Tidianee for the murder. We have all the details, here.
Such a devastating story. A suspect was finally arrested for the murder of the lovely American artist Ashley. On Jan. 14, Italian officials held a news conference to explain the new breakthrough in the case. “We have collected very serious evidence of his guilt,” said chief prosecutor Giuseppe Creazzo. He explained that they found a cigarette as well as a used condom with Diaw’s DNA on it. They called the findings “decisive evidence” in the case, Us Weekly reported.
The police explained that Ashley met Diaw at a nightclub on Jan. 8, and the two returned to her apartment together to have consensual sex. They were under the influence of alcohol and maybe even drugs at the time. An autopsy shows that there were two fractures on Ashley’s skull as well as marks on her neck that prove she was strangled. Italian media outlets say that Diaw told police he didn’t mean to kill her during questioning.
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Ashley’s body was found on Jan 9. Her boyfriend called her landlord after he was unable to reach her, and the woman spotted her dead body when she opened the apartment to check on her. Her dog, Scout was present and seemed okay. Our prayers are with her family during this tragic time.
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