A 59-year-old man was found dead this Saturday in the Obiou sector (Isère), a summit which is between Grenoble and Gap.

The 50-year-old had been wanted for more than 24 hours, reports France 3 Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Gone since 5 a.m. on Friday

On vacation in Gresse-en-Vercors, this Vosgien left on Friday around 5 a.m. on a hike.

His wife, worried about not seeing him return, had launched the alert around 3 p.m.

About twenty gendarmes have since been mobilized to try to find him.

His lifeless body was finally discovered late Saturday afternoon.

According to our colleagues, the man would have unscrewed before falling.

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