British farming expert unlawfully killed in Ghana after taking two women to

first_imgThe pathologist said Mr Buchanan-Browne died from multiple stab wounds to his head and neck from a small-bladed weapon, such as a penknife.His ankle was also broken and may have been stamped on.There were reports at the time that his laptop was open and his briefcase had been damaged.He had booked into the hotel on September 27th, 2014, and was seen having dinner with two women.CCTV later showed two women approaching his hotel bedroom on September 28, just minutes before he also went to his room.The women emerged about 40 minutes later and left the hotel by a rear entrance.A medical card was found in the room belonging to Diana Manu-Kesia, a woman he knew from an earlier visit to Sierra Leone and whom he had contacted to say he would be visiting Ghana.The Ghanaian police were confident she was one of the women who entered his apartment, but she has since returned to Sierra Leone.Interpol has issued an international warrant for her arrest in relation to the death. The other woman has not been identified.The coroner heard evidence from Detective Chief Inspector Nick Gossett, of Kent Police, who relayed the findings of the Ghanaian police.Mr Buchanan-Brown’s wife Binta Ishaku and daughter Amanda attended the inquest in Maidstone, but refused to comment.His LinkedIn account said he had worked in Africa for 34 years and had “substantial experience in temperate/tropical agriculture and rural development”.A student at the former Wye Agricltural College, he was a senior partner with organic fair-trade co-operative Africulture:Transfarming Africa. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. The hotel room where Adrian Buchanan-Browne was found deadCredit:ALAMY The hotel room where Adrian Buchanan-Browne was found dead A British businessman seen having dinner with two women in Ghana who later went to his bedroom was found stripped naked and stabbed to death.Belfast-born farming expert Adrian Buchanan-Browne’s legs were tied together and he was lying in a pool of blood when a cleaner found him in his apartment at the Paloma Hotel in Accra, the capital of Ghana.An agricultural consultant, father-of-two Mr Buchanan-Browne, 59, of Wye, near Canterbury, Kent, was in Africa on business for the Market Development Programme.Now Kent coroner Patricia Harding has decided that he was unlawfully killed after hearing that the results of a post mortem by Dr David Rouse after the body was flown back to the UK.last_img


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *