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Tributes have been paid to a British climber who is feared dead after going missing in Peru.
22-year-old Thomas Jagger from Derbyshire has been missing in the Ancash region of Peru for more than a week.
The family of missing Derbyshire hiker, Thomas Jagger, who has gone missing while on a trip to Peru, say they want to be left alone to 'grieve privately.'
Thomas was reported missing to the Foreign Office on 27th July after reports he went on a walk in mountains in the Ancash region of Peru alone. The Foreign Office released a statement on behalf of the family and a close friend of Mr Jagger:
A 22-year old man from Derbyshire has gone missing in Peru.
The Foreign Office have confirmed they knew Thomas Jagger was missing and that they were informed of his disappearance on the 27th July.
It has been reported that Thomas went missing after he went hiking on his own near Huaraz, in the Ancash region of Peru.
The Foreign Office told ITV News Central they were first informed that 22-year-old Thomas Jagger had gone missing on the 27th July. They could only confirm that his family were being supported.
It reported that Thomas Jagger, from Buxton in Derbyshire, a Warwick University student, went hiking alone.