Guatemala: German tourist dies at Pacaya Volcano

Posted on February 14, 2013 • Filed under: Europe, Guatemala, TRAVEL

Marian Christa Elizabeth Theaelsbeph (sic) age 62 a German tourist died of a heart attack while visiting the Pacaya volcano in Guatemala as reported by She had arrived at the National Park along with other tourists from Antigua Guatemala at about 3:30 in the afternoon. Because of her age she decided to ascend on a horse. She stopped and got of her hourse and smoked a cigarette according to reports and then began to vomit, suffered a heart attack and died. The information was provided the director of the Pacaya national Park… Read Article

Contreras said that to reach the top of the cone woman dismounted and smoked a cigarette, but soon vomited and when the group had suffered a heart attack back that cost him his life.

The death merited the arrival of volunteer firefighters lower the body to the top of the volcano, a situation that was achieved up at night due to bad road conditions.

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