Golf – Celia Barquin: European Champion Murdered
A homeless man has been accused with the murder of the Spanish golfer, Celia Barquin Arozamena, who was discovered dead on an Iowa golf course.
Celia Barquín had accomplished the European Ladies’ Amateur title in July and was a top-notch competitor at Iowa State University.
According to police, she was found on Monday at the Coldwater Golf Links in the city of Ames, with a few cut injuries to her head, neck and abdominal area.
Mollie Tibbetts was murdered while on a run in her hometown. Celia Barquin Arozamena was murdered while golfing in the morning.
Do not tell me to “be careful”. The issue is not women’s actions.
The issue is that men continue to commit senseless acts of violence against women.
— Katy Fish (@_katyfish) September 18, 2018
In the recent months, Celia Barquín is the 2nd female student in Iowa to be killed.
Police in the Iowa city said they had discovered that Ms Barquín passed on following an attack.
Collin Daniel Richards, has been accused of first-degree murder. He was requested to be imprisoned on Tuesday.
Who was Celia Barquin?
Barquin was born in Puente San Miguel in Spain, and was all set to complete her degree in civil engineering this semester.
Amid her opportunity in the US, she rose to noticeable quality as a youthful golfer and was named Iowa State Female Athlete of the Year. She had additionally missed the initial couple of long stretches of college life in Iowa, while taking an interest in the Youth Olympic Games in China.
Reporter: Was there any relationship at all between the victim (Celia Barquin Arozamena) and the suspect (Collin Daniel Richards)?
— CBS News (@CBSNews) September 18, 2018
Her fruitful amataer vocation achieved its most elevated moment, when she won the European Ladies Amateur Championship less than 2 months before her demise.
Barquín shot a course-record 63 at Slovakia’s Penati Golf Resort, in the 3rd round on her way to a one-shot triumph.
That came soon after her win at the Big 12 Championship, a noteworthy American university golf occasion.
Her European win had anchored her a solicitation to the professional Women’s British Open one year from now at Woburn, and she likewise also qualified for the professional 2018 US Women’s Open.
The LPGA is deeply saddened to learn the terrible news about Celia Barquin Arozamena. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends and the entire Iowa State community as they mourn her tragic passing. https://t.co/kIwqCuV4Ik
— LPGA (@LPGA) September 18, 2018
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