Body of Italian Man Missing in Egypt Found With Signs of Torture

February 4, 2016 2:59 PM

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Body of Italian Man Missing in Egypt Found With Signs of Torture

CAIRO — The body of an Italian research student who disappeared in Cairo on Jan. 25, the fifth anniversary of the start of the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak, has been found with “evident signs of torture” on the outskirts of the city, an Egyptian prosecutor said on Thursday.

The discovery of the student, Giulio Regeni, 28, a Ph.D. candidate at Cambridge University, was met with anger in Italy, where the Foreign Ministry summoned Egypt’s ambassador to press for a joint investigation. The members of a government-led trade delegation from Italy also left Egypt earlier than...

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