Sara Sharif death: Trio booked flights to Pakistan a day before 10-year-old’s body found in Surrey | UK News

Three people known to Sara Sharif flew to Pakistan the day before the 10-year-old’s body was discovered by police.

One-way tickets to Islamabad were booked on 9 August, hours before she was found dead at a home in Woking, Surrey.

Police launched a murder investigation and said they wanted to question three people known to her who had left the UK.

A person leaves flowers outside a property on Hammond Road in Woking, Surrey, where a 10-year-old girl was found dead after officers were called to the address on Thursday following a concern for safety. Picture date: Friday August 11, 2023. PA Photo. See PA story POLICE Woking. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
Sara Sharif was found dead at a home in Woking

Detectives are working with international authorities to locate the trio.

Police said on Tuesday that formal identification was still set to take place and a post-mortem examination would be carried out.

Sky News visited the Woking-based travel agent where the flights to Pakistan were booked and saw copies of passports and tickets for the passengers.

The tickets cost just over £5,100 in total.

The travel agent told Sky News the tickets were booked after a phone call and communication on WhatsApp.