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Just hours later her brutalised body was found by a farmer four miles away near Deobag Beach.Police revealed suspect Bhagat has confessed to murdering Danielle, who had dual British and Irish citizenship and studied at Liverpool John Moores University.
Umesh Gaonkar, of Goa Police, said the examination showed that Danielle suffered cerebral damage as well as constriction of the neck, causing her death.
Officer Sammy Tavares of the Goa police told AFP: "Reports have confirmed that Danielle was raped before the murder.” Around one hundred friends and well-wishers gathered for a candlelit vigil in memory of the tragic teen.
The mourners scattered flowers and photographs of Danielle while singing Bob Marley’s classic ‘No Woman No Cry’.
"We want to thank the Irish and British consulates who, along with Colin from the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust, and many friends who have assisted at this time. Her suspected killer was arrested and remanded in custody while investigations continue.
Bhagat, nicknamed Wicket, confessed to killing the backpacker but denied raping her, police deputy superintendent Sammy Tavares had said.