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Canton of NeuchâtelA woman and her dog die after falling in the Areuse gorges

Likely victims of an accidental fall of around 30 meters, a walker and her dog were found dead in the Areuse gorges on Sunday.

Illustrative image – Areuse Gorges from Saut du Brot.

Illustrative image – Areuse Gorges from Saut du Brot.

Marc Fragniere

Alerted around At 15:00, the Neuchâtel police could only note the death of a thirty-year-old woman and her pet. According to the first investigations, both would have been victims of a fall of around thirty meters.

The rescue operation required the involvement of Rega, SPS Neuchâtel, Swiss Alpine Rescue as well as several patrols and the forensic service of the Neuchâtel police.

(comm./mfr)