Remains found in Italian Alps found to be French skier lost in 1954

Human remains, ski equipment and glasses found in 2005 at an altitude of 3,000 metres in Italy's Aosta region have been found through DNA tests to be that of a Frenchman who disappeared in a storm there in 1954, after his family answered an appeal for information launched on social media by Italian police.

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A French skier who disappeared in Italy more than 60 years ago has been identified after his story was shared on social media, Italian police say, reports BBC News.