BODY OF A MUMMIFIED MAN BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN DEAD FOR EIGHT MONTHS FOUND ON A TREE IN RUSSIA


Russian Investigators were alerted to a shocking finding in Siberia, the mummified body of a man believed to have been dead for about eight months was found perched on a tree over 50 feet above ground.
The unidentified victim who was found with both hands hugging the tree is believed to have climbed the tree in winter and died of hypothermia.


A local man named Pavel Petrov found the body on July 1st, near a road leading to the 'closed city' of Seversk, from which foreigners are banned, where Russia enriches and reprocesses uranium and plutonium.

"It was me and my father who found the body," he told local media.

"He was sitting in a pine tree some 50 metres away from the road."

"The rescuer who took the body off the tree said that most likely the man got so cold he decided to climb the tree, and eventually from extreme low body temperature (hypothermia)."

Following preliminary investigations, The Russian Investigative Committee estimates he died about eight months ago just about the beginning of winter.