Missing Romanian trekker found dead in Ghandruk

POKHARA: A Romanian trekker, who had gone missing for over one week in the Annapurna region ,was found dead in Shine of Ghandruk VDC-1 in Kaski district, on Sunday evening.

Body of Popescu Adina Monica (26) was discovered on the bank of Shivay River around 6 pm, informed DSP Gaju Sidhhi Bajracharya of the Kaski District Police Office.

A team of police deployed from the DPO reached the site where the body was found. The team with the help of locals is looking into the case, added DSP Bajracharya.

The Romanian woman was last seen in Chomrung of the district on on July 14.

She had arrived Nepal on July 11 on a week-long trek and was scheduled to reach Bucharest, the Romanian capital, on July 18.

Meanwhile, Popescu's body has been brought to Pokhara, informed DSP Bajracharya and it would be handed over to the family after autopsy.*