'One night mum and dad left to milk the cows.. they never came home': Daughter of couple found frozen in a Swiss glacier 75 YEARS after they vanished reveals torment over their mysterious disappearance
The daughter of a couple whose remains were found perfectly preserved in a receding glacier 75 years after they vanished has revealed how the mystery left her orphaned and separated from her six siblings.
Monique Gautschy-Dumoulin was 11 when she waved goodbye to her parents for the last time on August 15, 1942.
The following morning, Monique, who was becoming increasingly concerned, left the house to ask neighbours if they had seen them.
'We were not necessarily treated how we should have been. We were sent to work in gardens, fields, vineyards. We were never together.
The head of the resort, Bernard Tschannen, said that the bodies were found last Thursday. They were discovered by the Tsanfleuron glacier at an altitude of 2,615m.