Photo: Teacher in Argentina Murdered
Argentine police on Sunday found the lifeless body of Silvia Prigent, a teacher who had gone missing 10 days ago, authorities said.
The body of the 50-year-old woman was found in an area of open ground outside Buenos Aires near the town of Tigre, where she was last seen on Dec. 29, police said.
According to local media, which have been giving the case extensive coverage, Prigent had suffered a bullet wound in the head.
In connection with her disappearance, police on Saturday in Escobar arrested a 48-year-old man who had part of the woman’s cell phone in his possession.
Police are investigating Prigent’s husband, businessman Daniel Sfeir, in connection with her disappearance and death.