Body of U.S. Tourist in Spain Is Found, and Arrest Is Made

September 12, 2015 6:28 PM

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MADRID — Spain’s national police chief said Saturday that his agents had found the body of an American tourist who disappeared in April as she was walking an ancient Catholic pilgrimage route in northwestern Spain, and had detained a suspect.

The head of the Spanish police, Ignacio Cosidó, said on Twitter that the body of the tourist, Denise Thiem, had been found after months of investigation and with the help of search dogs, helicopters, and more than 300 police and military officers. Ms. Thiem, 41, of Arizona, was last seen near Astorg...

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