ISLAMABAD-Dead body of Russian journalist Maria Golovnina was discovered from a house in F-8 sector of Islamabad on Monday. Her corpse has been shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Hospital, Islamabad for a post-mortem to ascertain cause of her death.
Reports say that she had gone to the toilet at company’s office-cum-residential house located in F-8 Sector. When she didn’t come out for few minutes, people barged in and found her dead, however, the cause of her death could not be ascertained yet.
According to PIMS spokesman, the body of Maria Golovnina did not bear any torture marks. According to some reports, the journalist’s husband has reportedly refused to get post-mortem carried out on his wife’s body.
Maria Golovnina was working with Reuters as the news agency s bureau chief for Pakistan and Afghanistan. Authorities have launched investigation to ascertain the facts.