American Tourist Found Dead on Small Greek Island; Search Continues for 3 Missing Tourists

A missing American tourist was found dead on a remote beach on the small Greek island of Mathraki, according to local media reports. The body was discovered on Sunday by another tourist on a rocky, secluded beach. The man had been reported missing on Thursday by his host, a Greek-American friend.

Details of the Incident

The tourist died. He was last seen on Tuesday at a café with two other women. They have left the island. We don’t know his name or where he’s from yet. Mathraki is small, with only 100 residents. It’s a 3.9-square-kilometer island. It’s to the west of the larger, famous Corfu.

Recent Cases of Tourists Missing or Deceased

Tourist deaths and disappearances on Greek islands are increasing. Often, these incidents occur during hikes in extreme heat. For example, a Dutch tourist, aged 74, was found dead. He was last seen struggling in the heat and was later found face down in a ravine, just 300 meters away. Also, British TV presenter Dr. Michael Mosley died last Wednesday after a challenging hike on Symi. His body was discovered last Sunday.

Recently, two French tourists vanished on Sikinos, a small Cyclades island. The women, aged 64 and 73, left their hotels to meet up but never made it. Meanwhile, a 59-year-old tourist is missing on Amorgos. He was last seen on Tuesday, going on a solo hike in intense heat.

Identification of the Deceased Tourist

The U.S. media named the dead tourist. His name was Albert Calibet, a retired Deputy Sheriff from Los Angeles County. He lived in Hermosa Beach, California. Meanwhile, search teams are still looking for the other three missing tourists. Authorities and locals are on high alert for any updates.

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