Greek police searching for a British woman missing on the island of Ikaria have found a body.

Natalie Christopher, a 35-year-old astrophysicist, has been missing since Monday morning after she failed to return from a run.


A volunteer assisting in the search for Ms Christopher discovered the body in a ravine on the island on Wednesday, according to state television.

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The identity of the body has not yet been established.

Ms Christopher, who lives in Nicosia, was on holiday at the time with her Cypriot partner, who reported her missing.

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The potential route Ms Christopher is believed to have taken during her run on Monday is said to involve paths running adjacent to steep cliff edges.

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Earlier on Wednesday, police deployed specialist geolocating equipment to help with the multi-agency search, involving police officers, fire fighters, the coastguard and dozens of volunteers.

More to follow…



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