A man has been charged with murder, hours after prominent Spanish golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena was found dead on an Iowa golf course.
Barquín, 22, won the European Ladies’ Amateur championship in July and was a leading student-athlete at Iowa State University.
Golfers at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames discovered an unattended golf bag on the course early on Monday.
Barquín was found dead by police a short distance away.
Police in the Iowa city of Ames said they had determined that Barquín died following an assault.
Collin Daniel Richards, also 22, has been charged with her murder, police say. He has no known address, according to their statement.
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