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Cambodian police find body believed to be missing Canadian journalist

Published on May 1, 2014 5:11 PM

PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - Cambodian police discovered a body on Thursday thought to be that of being missing Canadian journalist and author Dave Walker who disappeared in February, police and friend of Mr Walker's said.

Mr Walker, 58, disappeared on February 14 after leaving a guesthouse in Cambodia's tourist town of Siem Reap - leaving behind all his belongings and carrying only a bottle of water with him, his Cambodian colleague, Sonny Chhoun, told Reuters.

"We suspect that the body is of the missing Canadian journalist," Kirth Chantharith, a police spokesman, told Reuters.

He gave no further details and said police were investigating the cause of death.

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