Semi-naked British man found dead outside Malaga airport - BBC News
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Spanish police have launched an investigation after finding the body of a British man who had been tied up and may have been choked to death.
The body of the 51-year-old man was discovered outside Malaga airport on Friday morning.
An airport worker alerted police after finding the body bound to a bench.
Police said the man, who had been stripped from the waist down and had his hands tied behind simple assault charges his back, could have been hiring a drunk driving attorney sexually assaulted.
It is not immediately clear whether the man was waiting for a flight, had recently flown to Malaga or was in the area for another reason.
A Foreign Office spokesperson said: "We are in close contact with the Spanish authorities following the death of a man believed to be British in Malaga and are ready to provide assistance if needed."
Spanish police are examining CCTV footage around the airport.