A 75-year-old British woman who went missing on the island of Telendos on April 30 was found dead. Her body was located in an inaccessible area in Agia Triada on the island on Monday, May 15.
The British woman was on the island of Kalymnos together with her husband for vacations.
According to state broadcaster ERT, on the eve of May Day, the couple and a friend sailed to the nearby island of Telendos for hiking and climbing.
However, due to health problems, the woman sat in a restaurant in the harbor while her husband and his friend went climbing. When they returned the woman was gone without leaving any trace behind.
Her husband alerted authorities, a search and rescue operation was launched, while a Silver Alert was issued.
According to the Silver Alert, the woman was suffering from dementia and the couple was living permanently in Switzerland..
Volunteers and coast guard forces contributed to her locating operations, while EMAK forces also contributed to the retrieval of her body.