Ecuador, German tourist found dead on slope of Cotopaxi volcano

Posted on December 14, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, TRAVEL

The German hiker Anne Thieme, 34 years old, was found dead yesterday in the south face of Cotopaxi volcano. The tourist had been reported missing on Thursday of last week, according to the commander of the Fire Department of Cotopaxi, Fernando Chiluisa.

Thieme’s body was transported by ambulance Legal Medicine, the General Hospital morgue Latacunga.

Apparently the hiker died after falling about 120 feet into the mountain Rumiñahui Cotopaxi National Park, said Franklin Bonilla, Fire Department lieutenant of Quito. Read Article

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