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West Aussie paramedic Fiona Lavelle is found dead in Cape Le Grand National Park after going hiking

Desperate search for missing paramedic who hiked to a national park in 43C heat ends with a grim discovery

The all-important search for a paramedic who went missing after taking a hike ended in tragedy after police discovered her body.

Fiona Lavelle, 41, was walking through Cape Le Grand National Park, which is 63km south-east of Esperance, Western Australia.

She had planned to walk in Hellfire Bay in nearly 110F weather on Tuesday morning before disappearing.

WA Police conducted a massive search for Ms Lavelle and found her car, a Nissan Navara, in a car park at the western end of Cape Le Grand Road on Tuesday night.

More to come.

Fiona Lavelle (pictured), 41, was reported missing after hiking in Cape Le Grand National Park in Western Australia.