Former U-M student's body recovered on California mountain
Search and rescue teams have recovered the body of Boris Avdeev, 31, on a California mountain.
From the Google + page of Boris Avdeev
On Friday afternoon, law enforcement authorities along the California-Nevada border carried out the late University of Michigan doctoral graduate from the Cocaine Chute area of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
The final cause of death is pending autopsy and toxicology results, according to a release from the Mono County Sheriff’s Department.
Avdeev, who earned his doctorate in geology from U-M in May 2011, disappeared April 19 after heading up into the mountains on a backcountry ski trip.