Missing American tourist found dead in mountains
By: Staff Writer
A United States citizen who fell ill during a hike in the area of Mount Liamuiga of St Kitts has been found dead.
Police along with Fire and Rescue Services and the Defence Force conducted a search for two persons who were reported lost in the White Gate area on June 4.
A police statement issued earlier said:
Police received a report that two persons who were staying nearby got lost while hiking to Mount Liamuiga. Investigations so far have revealed that James Beattie of the USA and Emily Goodyear of England went on a hike on Tuesday afternoon at about 4:00 p.m. Beattie fell ill and Goodyear left to get help and lost her way. The search team found Goodyear who then guided them in the direction of Beattie. He was found lying motionless along the hiking trail.
The District Medical Examiner examined the body and pronounced him dead.
An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday, 7 June to determine the exact cause of death.