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Man arrested over Steve Nash killing in Mongolia

Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Associated Press have reported that a man has been arrested in Mongolia in connection with the killing of Steve Nash, a British paraglider pilot and twice-Red Bull X-Alps athlete.

Published on 14 September 2016 the report read:

Police in Mongolia on Wednesday [14 September 2016] announced the arrest of a suspect in the killing a British tourist in a rare case of violent crime in the landlocked Asian nation.

The 31-year-old man, identified only by his first initial, T, was found in possession of the equivalent of $400 in local currency and a passport believed to have been taken from Steve Nash, who had traveled to Mongolia as part of his paraglider adventures across the globe.

Police spokesman Baatarkhuu Buyant said Nash, 53, had been stabbed in the chest and died of blood loss. His body was found Sept. 1 in Arkhangai province in central Mongolia.

Buyant said the suspect had received a suspended sentence in 2016 for stealing

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