Fife woman knifed to death at Finland’s Santa Safari

Fife woman knifed to death at Finland’s Santa Safari

A woman who was knifed to death while working at a holiday resort in Finland has been named as Fife woman Rebecca Johnson who hailed from Burntisland.

Rebecca, 26, was tragically found dead by police at the weekend.

A keen dog-sledder, she had been working with the Santa Safari company providing Christmas-themed trips to Lapland.

Rebecca Johnson.  Photo: Facebook
Rebecca Johnson. Photo: Facebook

According to local media reports, a man described as her 36-year-old boyfriend was arrested and is in police custody on suspicion of the killing.

A spokeswoman for Santa Safari said: “We are deeply saddened to confirm that a member of the Santa Safari team was discovered dead on December 3.

“We are all in shock from this tragic news and our thoughts go out to her family.”

A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokeswoman said: “We are supporting the family of a British national who died in Finland on December 3.”

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