Missing youth’s body found, car crash death in 2 Valais incidents

Bastien Monnet, body found in woods near Martigny

SION, SWITZERLAND – Police in canton Valais say the body of 20-year-old Bastien Monnet, who has been missing from Martigny since 29 January 2012, was found in woods in Vérossaz 17 March by a farmer.

No further details were provided.

A second death was reported Tuesday morning 20 March in St Luc, in the Val d’Anniviers.

A passerby reported seeing the wreckage from a car crash on the route du Prilet, a road down to Vissoie, shortly after 09:00.

Police arriving on the scene found a 27-year-old Frenchman who was injured but who had managed to get out of the car on his own.

St Luc crash took one life, left a 27-yr-old man injured

They also found the body of a 33-year-old French woman.

The circumstances surrounding the accident are not yet clear, according to police.