Last updated: 03:47 PM ET, Sun August 14 2016

British Tourist Stabbed to Death in Cyprus Resort Town

Impacting Travel | Amy Coyne Bredeson | August 14, 2016

British Tourist Stabbed to Death in Cyprus Resort Town

Photo via GoFundMe 

A British tourist was stabbed to death Sunday morning in the resort town of Ayia Napa in Cyprus, The Independent reported. 

George Low, 22, of Dartford, was walking down a busy street when he was stabbed in the neck, the Independent said.

Another 22-year-old British man was stabbed four times in the back during the attack, the newspaper said. His injures were not life-threatening.

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The victims were stabbed by two men after a shoving match, police told the Independent.

Police are still searching for the suspects, district assistant police chief Georgios Economou told the newspaper. They do not suspect terrorism.

A Foreign Office spokesman told the Independent that the office is providing support to Low’s family and will communicate with local authorities in the investigation.

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A GoFundMe page has been started in Low’s memory. 

“We lost a true legend,” the page reads. “Let’s get him home and give him the send-off he deserves!”

According to the GoFundMe page on Sunday afternoon, it had raised £6,672, or $8,623.89, in five hours.

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