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  Everest 2006: The investigation into the death of David Sharp


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"Numerous climbers summited on the 14th and 15th reporting him in various states. David attempted Everest by himself. He did not get himself down and therefore he died. Very Sad.", reported by EverestNews.com in May, 2006.

Several climbers saw David in trouble. David at some point froze to death like others before him. Climbers saw David in various states, from standing and walking, to trying to work on his oxygen system, to at one point down on the ground. David was clearly descending the mountain...

So who is brave enough to talk? The good news is climbers have started to talk to EverestNews.com. Along those climbers are Sherpas. The facts do not change, David attempted Everest by himself. He did not get himself down and therefore he died. Very Sad.

But the world does want details. Who to believe and who not to believe? We have been asked. Our investigation into the death of David Sharp is ongoing. Climbers are beginning to come forward and speak to EverestNews.com with details. As far as who to believe and who not to believe, we will leave those judgments to others. We expect our investigation to take between 6 and 12 months before publishing a detailed report.

While it appears the full unedited film by the production company will never be released to let the world or anyone judge what happened. It is clear others have evidence of David Sharp... What will that evidence show is to be determined....

If you have first hand knowledge and are ready to speak, send us your story. Some will complain they never had their story or side printed. Well speak up if you wish to be heard, or forever hold your peace. You are on notice as receiving a request, and we know you are reading....

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