The 26-year-old Scottish female, who worked for a ‘Santa Safari’ tour, was found dead in the village of Kuttanen in Finland on Saturday.
Her boyfriend, who allegedly fled the incident on a dog sled, was found in -30 degree snow and taken to hospital. The male is currently in Police custody under suspicion of murdering his girlfriend.
A spokesperson from the Santa Safari tour’s commented:
“We are all in shock from this tragic news and our thoughts go out to her family.Our team is working closely with the Finnish Police and relevant authorities to support the investigation that is now under way.”
Scottish police have been alerted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to the death of a national.