>> The frozen bodies of a Swiss couple found in this melting glacier 75 years after they went missing. Marcellin and Drancine Dumoulin went to feed their cattle in the Valet Canton in August 1942. They were never seen again. One of their seven children, Monique Galchi Dumoulin, says it was a fine day when the couple set off.
> 25,300 and something days, I've counted and written on a bit of paper the number of days during which we missed our mom and dad. These are things one can never ever forget. I'll be able to forget only when I close my eyes for the last time.
Their disappearance shocked the region, and for decades, questions lingered about what had happened. Last Thursday, they were answered. A maintenance worker for a local company thought he saw two big rocks and went in for a closer look.>> And then he realized that it was two bodies, there were two bodies.
A man, we could see one shoe of a man, and two shoes of a woman, and some parts of the body, and some backpack, some water bottle.>> The two bodies were lying next to each other in a hole and carried identity papers. The couple is believed to have fallen in to a crevasse and become buried deep inside the ice.
One of their sons, who is now dead, spent a great part of his life searching for their bodies. Only now after 75 years has the sinking glacier given up its secret. DNA testing will be carried out to confirm the identity of the bodies.