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Hikers discover German biker's body in forest

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Aug. 20, 2019

The body of a German mountain biker has been found in the Bernese Oberland. 

Pixabay Hikers discover German biker's body in forest

He’d been missing for a week.

The 63-year-old man was cycling near Lauterbrunnen. The body was discovered by two hikers in the forest on Sunday afternoon. The man had been reported missing the previous Sunday.

Helicopter crews recovered the dead man.

Bern cantonal police believe the death is accidental, but investigations are underway.

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