Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 1 November 2014

Murdered British backpacker's family living through nightmare

The father of a British backpacker murdered in New Zealand has said he feels like he is watching a film.

26-year-old Karen Aim died after being attacked in the North Island town of Taupo.

Her dad, Brian from Orkney, has said his family are living through a nightmare.

Their local community will pay tribute to Karen at a church service later.

Fifty police officers are investigating the killing.

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