Natalie Christopher a 35-year old British citizen of Cypriot origin who was missing since Monday was found dead in the Greek island of Ikaria, where she was on vacation with her Cypriot partner.
The Hellenic Police announced that the 35-year old astrophysicist was found dead in a 20-metre deep ravine in an area called Exo Pharos. Greek authorities will perform an autopsy to establish the exact cause of death.
She last contacted her Cypriot partner at their hotel at around 10 am on Monday morning and informed him that she was out jogging. She was reported missing by her partner after she failed to return back to their hotel.
Furthermore, Cypriot Minister of Justice and Public Order George Savvides said he was shocked over the news of the death of the 35-year old Natalie Christopher.
“It is with shock that I was informed by the Greek Minister of Citizen Protection, Michalis Chrysochoidis, that the body found earlier this afternoon in a ravine in Ikaria was unfortunately identified as belonging to Natalie Christopher,” Savvides said in a written statement.
He extended the Cypriot state’s and his sincere condolences to Natalie Christopher`s family and friends.