A Scots woman allegedly stabbed to death while working as a Santa tour guide in Lapland has been named.
The body of Rebecca Johnson, 26, from Fife, was discovered by police in the Finnish village of Kuttanen on Saturday.
Rebecca’s 36-year-old boyfriend was arrested on suspicion of killing the 26-year-old after a police manhunt in sub-zero conditions.
Police helicopters and huskies tracked the man after he fled into the freezing wilderness, where he was found suffering from hypothermia.
Last night, Rebecca’s great-aunt Val Laing said she would be greatly missed.
She told the Courier: “Rebecca was a beautiful girl.
“I had come home from Edinburgh when her grandad was on the phone to tell me what had happened. I couldn’t take it in at first.
“For her parents and grandparents to lose her just before Christmas is
“I’ll be there for them, but I don’t know how they are going to cope.”