HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
DHUNCHE: A Belgium girl who had been missing for 16 days in Langtang area of Rasuwa district was found dead today.
According to district police office, locals found body of Debbie Maveau, 23, at Deurali area of Syafru VDC this morning. “An aerial search was conducted after a tip-off from the locals,” Deputy Superintendent of Police Achyut Prasad Pudasaini said, adding that a police team had reached the area to bring her body back to Dhunche. The cause of her death is still unknown and investigation is underway.
According to Dhunche check post records, Debbie entered the Langtang National Park area on May 31. Debbie informed the check post that she would trek on Gosaikund area. Debbie was supposed to return to Belgium on June 9 after concluding the six-day hike.
Meanwhile, whereabouts of a missing American trekker, Aubrey Caroline Sacco, is still unknown after she went missing two years ago while trekking in Langtang area.
According to police officials, they are still clueless about the status of Sacco who went missing on April 23, 2010.