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Murder In Posh Paris Hotel

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NEW YORK (CBS) French officials are on the look-out for a British man who allegedly fled a luxury Paris hotel where the body of a wealthy Polish woman was found on Tuesday.

According to a story in the London Times, French police are looking for Ian Griffin, who witnesses say drove away from the Hotel Bristol in a Porsche sports car just before the body was found in what appeared to be a violent scene.

"The autopsy showed that she died of blows to the body. There was no weapon used except for bits of furniture and fists," a French official told the London Times.

Police have identified the victim as Kinga Legg, a 36-year-old businesswoman.

Rooms at the Hotel Bristol cost from 500 Pounds, around $800 U.S., a night. It is one of Paris' most affluent places to stay.

The Hotel Bristol is one of Paris' most posh hotels, where rooms cost $800 and up.

More at London Times Online.

  • Edecio Martinez

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