25-Year Old Police Officer Found Dead in Greece’s Zagori Gorge

A 25-year old police officer was found dead on Saturday morning in northwestern Greece’s Zagori Gorge in the area of Astraka.

The unfortunate man was mountaineering with a friend when he suddenly slipped and disappeared into the 300-meter deep gorge.

A super puma helicopter of Greece’s Fire Service spotted the body of the man on Friday evening, but rescuers couldn’t reach him until Saturday morning.

The corpse of the police officer, who was working for Greece’s DIAS police unit, will now be transferred to Athens.