The second autopsy report of 15-year old British girl Scarlette Eden Keeling has recommended that police should investigate her death in Goa as a case of homicidal murder.
The much-awaited report comes as a shot in the arm for the family of Scarlette, who were contending that the death was a rape and murder.
Scarlette was found dead on the popular Anjuna beach on February 18.
North Goa SP Bosco George confirmed that the panel of doctors in their autopsy report have unanimously said the case be investigated as homicidal.
"The second autopsy shows more bruises on Scarlette's body compared to the first one," George said.
Her mother, Fiona Mackowen had alleged rape and murder on her daughter and had demanded for the second autopsy after meeting the chief minister Digamber Kamat.