After about one week of searching, a missing Alberta couple has been found in the backcountry of the province thanks to helicopter search and rescue. 

According to a police report, the couple, 32-year-old Matthew Kozak and 25-year-old Zabrina Paige Ferrier, were last seen on September 18, and their car was later found in the parking lot of Mouth Edith Cavell Road. 

The couple were hiking and succumbed to their injuries after falling from a steep bank in the area.

Canada Police Report

Parks Canada personal used their helicopter to find two bodies in the Verdant Pass area in Jasper National Park in a remote location at around 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 20.

The bodies were retrieved the following day due to the remote location and the loss of daylight,

Jasper RCMP and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are continuing to investigate. 

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