2 Mar 2015

Body Found - Gavin Lang

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:06 pm on 2 March 2015

In late January, a body was found at the foot of the Tasman Glacier. According to reports, it's believed it could be the body of a young climber killed more than 40 years ago. The police are awaiting DNA results before confirming the man's identity. But police are understood to believe it is a South Island teenager who died in a slab avalanche near the top of the glacier on September 16, 1973. Gavin Lang is a guide, climber and photographer who found the body.