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English man Joe Tilley found dead at Columbian waterfall

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Dead: Joe Tilley was missing a week

Dead: Joe Tilley was missing a week

Dead: Joe Tilley was missing a week

A 24-year-old British man missing in Columbia has been found dead at the foot of a waterfall.

Joe Tilley, from Leicester, was found at 11.30am local time on Saturday near the Fin Del Mundo falls near Mocoa city in the south west of the country, having disappeared the previous week.

His father Ian Hussey flew to the Latin American country in a bid to find him and set up Twitter and Facebook accounts using the handle "Find Joe Tilley".

Yesterday Mr Tilley's family announced his death and asked for space to grieve.

A fundraising campaign has now been launched to raise the £4,500 needed to repatriate his body and a further £4,000 for funeral costs.

Belfast Telegraph