Nicole Assaf. (AUB Facebook page)
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Investigators intensified efforts Wednesday to determine reasons behind the death of a university student whose body was found in an empty lot in the capital's Hamra district, a security source said.The body of Assaf, a civil engineering student at the American University of Beirut, was discovered behind Midtown Hotel and Suites in Hamra in a pool of blood around 7 p.m. Tuesday, the source said.A source at Midtown Hotel denied that Assaf was a guest or resident at the hotel, which also rents rooms to students.Friends of the victim said that she came from Byblos, north of Beirut, and lived in an apartment in Hamra with one roommate.A brilliant student, according to her friends, Assaf was ranked first in her civil engineering class in fall 2012 and spring 2013 .
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