ISLAMABAD: Maria Golovnina, the Afghanistan and Pakistan bureau chief of Reuters based in Islamabad who was found dead on February 23, died due to a shortage of oxygen, autopsy report said.
A postmortem report by Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), revealed that the journalist had marks on her neck when her body was found. The report has been handed to the police for further probe into the matter.
Pims spokesman Wasim Khawaja said that samples of Golovnina’s brain, neck and heart have been sent to a forensic laboratory for a complete report on the actual cause of death.
The Reuters bureau chief was found dead at her office in the Federal capital’s F-8 sector in Monday.