27-year-old Irish skier dies in avalanche in Switzerland
Published 27/12/2013 | 19:49
AN Irish skier has died in an avalanche in Switzerland.
Swiss police from the Uri province confirmed to the Irish Independent that the body of the 27-year-old Irish man was found this morning.
He was reported missing by his girlfriend yesterday evening, after he failed to return from a skiing excursion.
However, adverse weather conditions delayed the emergency services search.
His body was found this morning.
It is believed that the Irish male was a resident in an area close to Zurich.