15 Apr, 2024 @ 16:23
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Finnish man, 48, is found dead after disappearing during a hike on the La Concha in Marbella

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La Concha, Marbella

A HIKER has been found dead after disappearing on the La Concha mountain in Marbella.

The man, from Finland, 48, vanished during an excursion at around 11.55pm last night.

A large search operation was mounted by the Guardia Civil, including a helicopter.

READ MORE: WATCH: Dramatic moment helicopter rescues 30 children from a mountaintop in Spain

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La Concha, Marbella

Tragically, the body of the hiker was found without signs of life at around midday today.

He was discovered near the peak of the mountain, by the municipal border of Ojen.

According to Area Costa del Sol, the man had parked his car in the Juanar parking lot.

The alarms were raised when he failed to come back and authorities realised his phone was turned off.

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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