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Australian hiker's body found in Canada

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October 12, 2017

The body of missing Australian hiker Sophie Dowsley has been found in Canada.

Canadian search teams have found the body of a missing Australian hiker in a river near a treacherous waterfall.

Sophie Dowsley, 34, and her Canadian partner, Gregory James Tiffin, disappeared on July 10 while hiking near Statlu Falls, a scenic but rugged wilderness area in British Columbia.

Mr Tiffin, 44, was found at the base of the falls on July 19 and Royal Canadian Mounted Police spokesman Mike Rail told AAP Agassiz RCMP and Kent Harrison Search and Rescue teams never gave up, despite dangerous rapid water conditions, and found Ms Dowsley on September 23.

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