SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police said on Tuesday they had found the body of a woman they believed to be a German tourist who had gone missing in the remote northern outback.
The body of an elderly man, believed to be her husband, was recovered in the same area a day earlier.
"The cause of death has yet to be established and a file is being prepared for the coroner," a spokesman for the Northern Territory police said.
A ground and air search was launched on Sunday after a ranger found a car thought to belong to a German couple, aged in their 70s, at Trephina Gorge Nature Park, 1,500 km (900 miles) from the Northern Territory capital of Darwin, according to media reports.
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Temperatures at the park over the weekend soared to as high as 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).
(Reporting by Cecile Lefort; Editing by Randy Fabi)