Police find German tourist's body

ANNA TURNER
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

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to discuss Iraq deployment with John Key Fire at Whatuira death address was deliberately lit Sex crims walk in park Man pleads guilty to incest, rape of daughters Firefighters exposed to toxic chemical Five rescued after boat hits rocks in dark Australia's NZ-born first lady makes Auckland appearance Motorcyclist injured in crash near Thames Americarna could return to Taranaki next year Australia pledges more warning over deported criminals

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