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Three year Old Body Found

Mummified body of triathlete missing for three years found on side of volcanic mountain 

 

 

Mummified human remains found in a mountain pass have been identified as a triathlete missing for three years.

Victor Teni's body was spotted by a 39-year-old climber on Tiede, a volcanic mountain on Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands.

Mountain rescue teams found the perfectly preserved remains hidden behind a rock with his possessions scattered around him.

Teni, an early star of the Iron Man extreme athletics movement who competed in the World Championships, is believed to have fallen more than 300 feet to his death.

He was reported missing three years ago.

Civil Guard sources told local media the body was recovered more than 9,000 feet up the mountain.

Teni, a highly experienced sportsman, had been seen for the last time on New Year's Day in 2014 as he was preparing to climb the mountain.

 

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