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socialclimber


Jul 20, 2006, 7:43 PM
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Charges Dismissed Over Everest Death
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A private prosecution brought by the father of Michael Matthews, against three men working for guiding company Out There Trekking Ltd was dismissed recently in court. In 1999 Mr Matthews reached the summit but disappeared on the descent. The case wasbrought against three of Mr Matthews guides for alleged negligence contributed to his death.
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girl2thetop


Jul 26, 2006, 5:18 PM
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Wow -- it's hard to decide what to think! Either way, it's a sad situation for all involved. :?


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His first mistake was getting guides... sneaky bastards!


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