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Himachal: The body of an American citizen missing for three days has been found in Lahaul Spiti

Nita Yadav

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The American Embassy has been informed. (symbolic)

Three days later, on Sunday, the body of the missing American citizen was found in a gorge between Lahaul in Himachal Pradesh and Tashigang in Spiti district. Trevor Bockstahler (31) went missing on Thursday during a trip to the Spiti Valley, prompting a search team to be formed, police said.

According to the police, the team searched various areas of Kaza and recovered the motorcycle hired by the deceased near a deserted area near Tashigang, but no trace was found. A day later, with the help of the army’s Dogra regiment, the drone identified a parachute stuck in a deep creek in the center of Tashigang on Friday, he said.

The body of an American citizen was found

Lahaul and Spiti Superintendent of Police (SP) Mayank Chaudhary said police suspected the parachute belonged to Trevor, who was a base jumper. Consequently, teams from Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), trained in such rescue operations and adverse conditions, were deployed and Trevor’s body was brought down.

Contact the US Embassy

Police said that prima facie it appears to be an accident. The information has been shared with the US Embassy and we are in constant touch with them, the SP said, adding that the body will be handed over to them after the formalities are completed.

Nita Yadav

Nita Yadav

I am Nita Yadav, specializing in writing about politics and breaking national news. My focus is on delivering insightful and timely perspectives on these crucial topics, aiming to inform and engage my readers effectively.

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