Mauritius police probe death of SA woman

Lee-Ann Palmarozza was found dead at a luxury resort with multiple bruises on her body.

The Anahita Resort in Mauritius. Picture: anahita.mu

JOHANNESBURG - The family of a woman from Fourways in Gauteng, who is thought to have been murdered in Mauritius while visiting her boyfriend, say they want answers.

Lee-Ann Palmarozza was found dead at a luxury resort with multiple bruises on her body.

The Sunday Times is reporting that her body is expected to arrive back in South Africa tomorrow.

Police in Mauritius have been questioning Johannesburg businessman Peter Wayne Roberts who the victim went to visit after Christmas.

Palmarozza's body was discovered in a swimming pool at the Anahita resort the next day.

The newspaper is reporting that the police are handling the case as a possible murder as the body had multiple bruises and she had suffered a blow to the forehead.

Roberts claims he was searching for Palmarozza and found her in the swimming pool.