In Yekaterinburg on 85-m to year of life died Mikhail Sharavin. In 1959, he first found an empty tent, the group of tourists Dyatlov. On this portal said the head of the Diatlovo district Fund Yury Kuntsevich.

He noted that former tourist Sharavin died on 8 July. Because of the coronavirus at the ceremony of farewell with him was attended by a few people. About the burial place of his ancestors in the Fund is not yet reported.

the Sharavin, together with Boris Kozovym first found cut and thrown a tent on the hillside Kholat syakhl. From 29 February to 4 March, he participated in the search for the missing under strange circumstances group. With his help, and found the first five bodies of tourists.

Then Sharavin took an active part in the activities of the Foundation in memory of Dyatlov’s group. He defended the theory that the cause of death of tourists was testing a new weapon.

Earlier, the Prosecutor General’s office reported that the tourists were killed due to avalanche. The Department stated that the group because of poor visibility failed to find left the tent. Trying to get back to the camp, tourists froze to death — the temperature at the pass was 40-45 degrees below zero.

In honor of the deceased group called the pass in the Northern Urals. 60 years ago there the mysterious deaths of nine skiers tourist club Ural Polytechnic Institute, under the leadership of Igor Dyatlov. According to the official forensic medical examination, most of them froze, however, some were found to have severe injuries that caused the death.