The victim, Catherine Anne Bury, who hails from UK was shot dead in her house by Veli Acar during her birthday party. Acar told the police that Bury was having an affair over Facebook with a man in Saudi Arabia.
Acar also wounded Bury’s mother and adult son, Alex who tried to reason with Acar. It is not known who Bury was conversing with. British newspapers reported that it could Alex’s father who lives in the Middle East.
A statement released by the Turkish authorities stated that the suspect was under arrest and that he was being under custody for further investigation.