Deceased Climbing Guide Is Anton Francis Wopereis
09:30 1-01-2008 Canterbury
Media Release from Constable SWANSON of Twizel Police
NZ Police Alert: Mt Cook Climbing Accident Update - Name Of The Deceased Climbing Guide Is Anton Francis Wopereis
Location of incident: Mount Cook
Incident Type: Climbing Accident
The name of the climbing guide who plummeted to his death at Mt Cook yesterday is Anton Francis WOPEREIS. He was 54 years old and from Wanaka.
No further details are available at this time.
Issued By: Inspector Michael Coulter
This is an initial incident report. Please keep in mind that as more information is gathered by Police at the scene specific details may change.