Monday night of July 8 an alarm has meant when a woman’s corpse was found in a cave at Xammoudochori area of the Municipality of Platanias.
The cave, which was a haven and crowd of Germans in World War II, is located ten kilometers from Kolymbari, from where the American biologist Suzanne Eaton was lost on the second of the month. The dead body found on a rough and rocky spot a team of amateur speleologists who alerted the Authorities.
Since dawn, space has been blocked and thoroughly investigated. Due to the seriousness of the case, it was necessary to call a Criminal Investigation Division from Athens to arrive at noon on the island to investigate the circumstances and causes of death accurately.
Police officers cautiously approached the body, and without touching it, they took a photograph, from which they first recognize the clothes of the 60-year-old woman.
Final identification will be done by relatives when permission is given to remove the body.
The biologist at the Max Planck Institute in Dresden attended a scientific conference at the Orthodox Academy of Crete.
At noon on Tuesday 2 July the unfortunate woman went out for hiking as she used and her traces were lost.
The disappearance of the American biologist in Chania became news in international agencies such as Assosiated Press, The Washington Post, New York Times, ABC News online and international tabloids.
For her disappearance had been issued Silver Alert.