British father died 'while trying to find son'

We think the father tried to find his son after he called us and asked for rescue. We believe he fell as he tried to find his son. Their bodies were found together this morning at 7.40am.

– Captain Ribes, French police officer

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UK father and son dead in Alps

A father and son who were killed on a walking trip in the French Alps have been named by the Foreign Office as Peter and Charlie Saunders.