A body of the British diplomat, Rebecca Dykes, was reportedly found on the side of a motorway in on Saturday morning in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.
Local police officials suggested she had been strangled. The body was found without any identity papers on the Metn highway.
According to media reports, a suspect over her death has already been detained.
“No details have been provided on the suspect, who was identified only by their initials, T H, in Lebanese media outlets. The suspect was arrested on Monday morning.
Local media reports said the suspect had been working as a taxi driver. Lebanese officials have said they believe the killing was not politically motivated.
Dykes worked as a programme and policy manager with the Department for International Development and as a policy manager with the Libya team at the Foreign Office, according to her LinkedIn page.
She had previously worked as an Iraq research analyst with the Foreign Office. She had a degree from Manchester University and a masters in international security and global governance from Birkbeck, University of London,” the Guardian reported on the issue.
Lebanese security forces are now conducting investigation.