New Zealand police find body of missing British hiker

SYDNEY (Reuters) - New Zealand police on Friday found the body of a British backpacker who went missing in the South Island after the area was hit by heavy rain and floods.

The body of Stephanie Simpson, 32, who had not been seen since she went for a hike last weekend, was found in an area called Pyke Creek, West Coast Search and Rescue sergeant Mark Kirkwood said in a statement.

“Police extend their condolences to Stephanie’s family at this tragic time,”...
source: Reuters

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