Police find German tourist's body

Last updated 14:14 30/01/2013
Britta Kappel
BRITTA KAPPEL: Police have found her body.

SlideshowBottle Lake Forest Park

View Bottle Lake Forest Park in a larger map

Relevant offers

National News

I am a terrible mother and here's all the things I do wrong Political attacks are in full swing as Labour and the Maori Party go head-to-head for the Maori seats Mate saves kayaker after waterfall plunge, guides chopper for night rescue Lower Hutt woman seriously injured after footpath assault Queenstown police hunting man related to series of indecent acts Australian town's massive watermelon fight: How smashing fruit became more profitable than selling them Inside the magnificent McLaren Technology Centre French waitress drags huge goanna from restaurant in Australia Derrick 'The Black Beast' Lewis calls out Kiwi UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt Out and about with a helping hand

Police searching for a missing German woman confirm that body found in forest is her.

Detective Inspector Dave Long said tourist Britta Kappel's body was found at Bottle Lake Forest Park near Christchurch at 10.30am.

He said there were no suspicious circumstances and her death had been referred to the coroner.

Kappel, 30, was last seen riding a black/blue and white Giant Boulder mountainbike.

An online profile for Kappel described her as a psychologist and "consultant for personal and organisational development".

It is understood she had been in New Zealand for the past three months.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content