Tourist killed in Zipline accident in Ecuador

Posted on January 13, 2016 • Filed under: Ecuador, Tourist Dies

A Belgium national from Switzerland was visiting Ecuador with his Ecuadorian wife.
Relatives expect Friday’s body be repatriated Victor dos Santos Delgado, of Belgian origin, who died last Thursday after falling about 35 meters high while doing sport canopy(zipline) at the lodge House, on the grounds of hostería Casa de Piedra, 7.5 kilometers from Bucay.

Two prosecution’s investigation into the deaths was opened abroad. One is to Naranjito and one of Guayaquil, this last complaint by his wife, Rocio Cabrera, exproductora television.

Encalada said yesterday the Foreign Ministry offered an attorney to continue the legal process and hopes that those responsible for the death of his uncle appear. Read Article

He said the mother of the deceased wife also travel with her daughter and grandchildren, then worked for the Foreign Ministry visa process.

Dos Santos became the first tranche of 300 meters long without problems, but in the second tranche, of 700 meters, had the accident. Read Article


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