30 Jan 2013

Body confirmed as German mountainbiker's

2:43 pm on 30 January 2013

Christchurch police have confirmed a body found in a part is that of missing German woman Britta Kappel.

The 30-year-old was last seen setting out for a mountain bike ride in Bottle Lake Forest Park in the city's eastern suburbs on Tuesday morning.

Ms Kappel's body was found shortly after 10.30am on Wednesday.

Police say there is no indication of any suspicious circumstances and the death will be referred to the Coroner.