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Swedish woman found dead in Venezuela

A young Swedish woman has been found dead in Venezuela, Swedish Television News reports.

The 22-year-old woman, from central Sweden, had written on her Facebook-page that she would be travelling to the jungle to live with indians, as part of a course she was taking. She was found dead on Monday.

The Swedish Foreign Office tells Swedish Television that what caused her death is not clear, but a police investigation is taking place. The woman's family has been told.