The body of a young backpacker found: How she died

Police in New Zealand have earlier today found the body of 32-year-old british backpacker, Stephanie Simpson, who has been wanted since Monday, when she returne

The body of a young backpacker found: How she died

Police in New Zealand have earlier today found the body of 32-year-old british backpacker, Stephanie Simpson, who has been wanted since Monday, when she returne

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
16 February 2020 Sunday 21:00
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The body of a young backpacker found: How she died

Police in New Zealand have earlier today found the body of 32-year-old british backpacker, Stephanie Simpson, who has been wanted since Monday, when she returned home from a solo-hike in weekend in a natural area in New Zealand.

the Police says that they found the british woman's dead body in the bottom of the river Pyke Creek in the national park Mount Aspiring. The body was found close to the place where she last had been seen of the win, who were also trekking in the national park.

It writes multiple media including CNN, the BBC and the Daily Mail

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Stephanie moved already to New Zealand in the month of October last year. Photo: Facebook/Stephanie Simpson.

Police and emergency personnel were able to narrow eftersøgningsområdet check, because a rescue helicopter earlier in the day spotted her backpack and her boots on the riverbank.

Police chief Mark Kirkwood reports that Stephanie Simpson had walked up to a popular spot in the park by the name of Brewster's Hut, where she also wanted to see the waterfall, Fantail Falls. She returned home from the trip on the trails that went down from the Mount Armstrong. Here she has supposedly lost orientation.

Police believe that Stephanie at one point has made his backpack and his boots on the riverbank, and then has cooled off in the river. And here she is allegedly been taken by a strong current, which has led her down the river.

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Here you can see the waterfall, Fantail Falls in the natural park, where Stephanie was on a hike on the south island of New Zealand. photo: AP.

According to local experts, usually the rivers in the area to get rising sea levels and stronger flow in the afternoon, because the ice and snow from the surrounding mountains melts in the sun and runs down into the rivers.

the Body of Stephanie was found only a very few hours before, that her british family had arrived in New Zealand to help in the search of Stephanie.

The final cause of death is not, however, finally published.

Stephanie loved nature and was hiking in New Zealand, when she died. Photo: Facebook/Stephanie Simpson.

Updated: 16.02.2020 21:00
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