Skip to comments.Body of model found in Paris river (Outspoken against muslim mutilation practices)
Posted on 02/29/2008 7:04:51 AM PST by Celerity
PARIS, France (AP) -- Police said Friday that a body found in the River Seine was that of Katoucha Niane, a former top model for Yves Saint Laurent and other top designers who spoke out against female genital mutilation after quitting the catwalks. The body of former top model Katoucha Niane has been found in the river Seine. 1 of 2 Paris judicial police said her body was found Thursday near the Garigliano bridge in Paris. Police said an autopsy showed no signs of foul play, pointing to the possibility that she may have accidentally fallen into the river. She had been missing since January and was last seen returning home from a party. She lived in a houseboat near Paris' Alexandre III bridge, and her handbag was later found on the boat. Katoucha became one of the first African women to attain stardom as a supermodel, becoming a muse for Saint Laurent and posing for top photographers like Irving Penn.
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This prolly does NOT belong in “Breaking News”. I’m sure there will be no follow-up article on this.
“Outspoken against genital mutilation ? Who would have a problem with her ?”
The Interior Minister of Liberia, Ambulai Johnson for one.
(As head of all police in that country, I assume he met—and provided security for—Pres. Bush on his recent trip there.)
those crazy French youths probably got her.
So I guess she deserved to die for that?
What a ridiculous comment.
It's hard to find signs of her head being held under water until she drowned.
Maybe she didn’t have enough body fat to float or the strength to make up for it?
Puheeeze. Methinks Les Gendarmes need to switch brands of the Crack they've been smoking.
She looked good for being 47 years old.
France’s “youth” problem sets a new standard.
Those evil Methodists as always.
RIP, I have no idea who she was but it seemed she tried to do something good with her life beyond her career.
But, but, don’t they know torture by water is a crime against humanity?
Saying someone looks like “a whore” is an entirely subjective and stupid opinion.
And I see the moderators thought your comment was ridiculous too. So chew on that for a while!
“She looked good for being 47 years old.”
For her age she certainly had a nice figure.
How she made money off her figure, cheapened her.
That’s too bad ... .
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