Teacher faces involuntary manslaughter charges after deadly Alps avalanche

January 14, 2016 7:53 PM

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Teacher faces involuntary manslaughter charges after deadly Alps avalanche

Paris (CNN)A schoolteacher who went with students onto a closed French Alps ski slope before an avalanche struck there and killed three people -- two of whom were students he was in charge of -- faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, a prosecutor announced Thursday.

The physical education teacher accompanied 10 students from the St.-Exupery school in Lyon to a part of Les Deux Alpes ski resort that has been closed off since the start of the ski season -- at first due to lack of snow, then due to a high avalanche risk -- Grenoble prosecutor Jean-Yves Coquillat s...

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