Peru: German tourist cycling through Amazon area found shot to death on road

Posted on March 1, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Europe, Peru, TRAVEL

Rudolf Hilmer, age 50, a tourist from Germany was discovered laying face down near his bicycle with a bullet wound in the rib cage and numerous bruises to his head near Alto Tajakusa. According to No motive has been determined for the murder. Members of the Indigenous group awajun-wampis found the body on the road leading into the jungle. Authorities were informed and removed the body to the morgue in Bagua Grande to conduct an autopsy. Information from sources indicated he was touring Peru by bike and was headed to Brazil. Read Article

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