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British hiker’s body uncovered in Mallorca after eight year mystery

The remains of a British woman have been discovered on the Balearic island of Mallorca, Spain,  eight years after she went missing.

The mountains around Lluc, Mallorca.
The mountains around Lluc, Mallorca. Image by martin_vmorris / CC BY-SA 2.0

Jacqueline Tennant disappeared without trace during a hike in the Tramontana mountain range in northeast Mallorca in 2007. She was ex-RAF, working at a resort on the island, and was described as a passionate walker. Her remains and a backpack containing identity documents were discovered by another walker in a remote area of the mountain range, 90 minutes off the pathway through the mountains between Lluc and Pollenca. Read more: telegraph.co.uk