German tourist’s body found after going missing while walking in Masca

German tourist’s body found after going missing while walking in Masca

The body of a German tourist in his 60s has been found near Masca, the authorities suggesting that he had become disoriented while hiking in the barranco. Emergency services say that they were called out last evening with reports that the man was missing, and that Guardia Civil mountain rescue and bomberos units were dispatched to try to locate him, efforts which were taken up at first light by a GES helicopter. Sadly, the walker’s body was found around midday in the area known as La Fortaleza between Los Carrizales and the hamlet of Masca itself.

 

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