Coptic groups in the country fear that the killings may have been carried out by extremists with loyalties to groups such as Islamic State (ISIS).
ISIS claimed back in February that they wanted to “wipe out” the Coptic Christians but, so far, no group has claimed responsibilities for the murders.
“But we found pools of blood some distance away from the tracks, not on the tracks themselves.” He said that when he and other relatives visited the morgue of Minya Public Hospital, Mr Bebawy’s body bore no signs of injury.
He told World Watch Monitor: “There were just two marks on his head, indicating he had been beaten before he was beheaded.” Mr Adel claimed that the medical examiner who carried out the post-mortem at the morgue did not visit the place where the body was found.
His brother-in-law, Michael Adel said his body had been dumped on railway tracks near the station and his head was found beside his body.
Eight days earlier, a Coptic artist was found dead in the city of Minya, capital of Minya Governorate, which is home to many Coptic Christians.
Mr Adel, a lawyer, said: “A train driver reported seeing three people dumping a body on a section of the tracks.