Briton arrested over Bali police officer's death

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David Taylor and Sara Connor haven't been formally charged, and are expected to be interviewed by investigators again today.

The smashed remains of a beer bottle and a broken surfboard were also discovered at the crime scene.

"Siregar said the pair had drunk beer before going to the beach around 11pm, where there was 'kissing".

"Our client regrets what he did on the incident of the 17th".

A manhunt was launched for the pair after Connor's ATM card and driver's license were found at the crime scene.

The mother-of-two is well known on the New South Wales north coast for her small business Byron Bay Fresh Pasta.

Mr Siregar had earlier said he saw a bite mark on Connor's thigh.

He said that she maintained her innocence.

He said the couple's blood had been found at the crime scene and the victim's blood had been found at the Kuta homestay where they had been staying.

Connor and Taylor both faced questioning late into the evening on Monday.

Ms Connor's lawyer Erwin Siregar said she hadn't fully explained to police what happened that night as she had been too exhausted after her arrest on Friday.




He also revealed witnesses had seen Mr Taylor and Mr Sudarsa, wrestling on the beach and near the street.

"She saw (it) looks like David punched this guy". That night Mr Taylor had picked her up from the airport and they had gone to a restaurant before heading to the beach. "When she tried separating them this man bit her arm and then her leg". "David said, "No", he only said "F--!" and then left".

The driver said on the morning of Sudarsa's death, a woman who had blood on her clothes had asked him to drive her to a police station, but he refused.

But Sihombing said Ms Connor lost her bag on the beach, and Mr Taylor approached Mr Sudarsa on the beach to ask if he had seen it.

They said that contrary to earlier reports, at no time had Taylor suggested the dead police officer had sexually assaulted Connor.

"She is exhausted. She is sad, she is stressed".

"He tried to help", Mr Haposan said.

David Taylor in an interview with police. The suspects are accused of murdering a local policeman named I Wayan Sudarsa, whose severely bruised body was found on Kuta Beach.

Following the attack on the beach, the couple, who apparently met up in Bali after he failed to obtain a visa for Australia, allegedly returned to their hotel room at the Kubu Kauh Beach Inn.

"She later told David about a bad cop who pushed her down to the sand and lay on top of her". He emphasised that under Indonesian law suspects who are not co-operative, tell convoluted stories and do not admit their guilt receive heavier punishments.

Mr Haposan told Fairfax Media Mr Taylor had been interrogated from 2pm until 7pm on Saturday.

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