The body of a young British climber has been found dead in the Hoang Lien National Park of northern Vietnam. Aiden Webb, 22, had been travelling the country with his girlfriend Bluebell Baughan, 24 when he went missing at the end of last week.
Webb had been attempting to climb Fansipan mountain (3,100 metres), Vietnam’s tallest peak, by himself last Friday when he fell and hurt himself. Baughan stated that she lost contact with Webb, when his phone stopped working the next day.
Rangers found Webb’s body today at 12:50 local time (6:50 BST). His girlfriend revealed that Webb had called her on Friday to tell her that he’d fallen into a ravine, and that he’d injured his arm and leg. They agreed that a rescue team was necessary. Searchers had been scouring the area for almost a week, before making their tragic discovery.