Tributes paid to missing climber

The family of a 22-year-old British climber who is missing and feared dead in Peru have paid tribute to him.

Missing climber a 'much-loved son, brother, friend'

The family of a 22-year-old British climber who went missing in Peru said he was a "much-loved son, brother and friend".

Thomas Jagger, believed to be from the Buxton area of Derbyshire, has been missing for around a week in the Ancash region of Peru.

His family and the family of his close friend, Luke Dyer, issued the following statement:

This is a sad time for both families. Tom was a much-loved son, brother and friend and we wish to be given time to come to terms with what has happened.

British climber reported missing in Peru

A 22-year-old British climber has been reported missing in South America, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has confirmed.

Thomas Jagger, believed to be from the Buxton area of Derbyshire, has been missing for around a week in the Ancash region of Peru.

The Foreign Office said in a statement: "We were notified on 27 July that a British national, Thomas Jagger, has been reported missing in Huaraz, Peru.

"We are providing consular assistance to his family at this difficult time."

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