A United States citizen who lost his way during a hike in the mountains has been found dead.
The police, in a statement on Thursday, said along with Fire and Rescue Services and the Defence Force, conducted a search for two persons who went missing earlier this week.
”Police received a report that two persons who were staying nearby got lost while hiking to Mount Liamuiga. Investigations so far have revealed that James Beattie of the USA and Emily Goodyear of England went on a hike on Tuesday at about 4:00 p.m.”
The police report that Beattie fell ill and Goodyear left to get help and lost her way.
“The search team found Goodyear who then guided them in the direction of Beattie. He was found lying motionless along the hiking trail.”
The police statement added that the District Medical Examiner pronounced Beattie dead.
An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday, to determine the exact cause of death.
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