Effort planned to recover mummified body found buried in snow on Mexico's highest peak

March 5, 2015 3:06 AM

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MEXICO CITY – An effort was planned for Thursday to recover a body found buried in snow and ice high on Mexico's tallest peak, officials said.

The expedition would begin before dawn, according to the Puebla state press office. Climbers found the body Sunday at an elevation of about 17,388 feet (5,300 meters) on the north face of the Pico de Orizaba volcano.

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