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Body of Frenchman who disappeared in Brazil found

May 05, 2018 - 2:32 PM

SAO PAULO - Brazilian firefighters have found the body a Frenchman who disappeared in a mountainous area in April.

The Sao Paulo state fire department confirmed on Twitter that the man's body was found Saturday. The department said the man disappeared while hiking a trail on Pico dos Marins. The peak is about 150 miles (240 kilometres) from the city of Sao Paulo.

Local media reported dozens of people had been looking for the man since he disappeared in mid-April. They said that a local farmer alerted authorities Saturday to a strange smell and firefighters then found the body. The cause of death is under investigation.

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