Man who died after avalanche named

Man who died after avalanche named

National News

Police can now confirm the 58 year-old man who died after being pulled from avalanche debris yesterday as Roger Greville of Sydney, Australia.

The cause of his death is still unknown and has been referred to the coroner. A post-mortem is scheduled to occur this morning.

Local police staff have been working closely with the Australian Embassy, and a number of Roger's family are due to arrive today.

Roger's family have asked for privacy at this time and Police seek the support of media in respecting their request for privacy as they grieve.

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