The Danish and Norwegian victims, who were students their 20s, were discovered by other tourists near the foot of North Africa's highest peak, Mount Toubkad with what police say was 'evidence of violence on their necks' inflicted by a ‘sharp weapon’. TWO Scandinavian female backpackers have been found dead in a popular trekking spot in Morocco after reportedly being beheaded. The tourists from Denmark and Norway, who were in their twenties, were discovered yesterday near the village of Imlil in the High Atlas mountain range where they had set up their tent. Their bodies were found in a "remote mountainous region" about 6.2 miles from the centre of the village. They have been named as Louisa Jespersen, 24, from Denmark and Maren Ueland, 28, from Norway. They had been on a month long trip across the North African country. According to Morocco World News, a witness, who asked to not to be named, said the women were "allegedly found decapitated", although this has not been verified. The Moroccan Interior Ministry said there was was "evidence of violence on their necks" inflicted by a "sharp weapon".