Italian suffers fatal fall from high seat

An elderly Italian died after falling off a raised hide in a forest near Sellrain in Tyrol on Monday.Officials said today (Weds) the 59-year-old landed in a riverbed after plunging from the icy ladder after handing a rucksack to his pal, 53, who already sat down at the roofed high seat.The man broke his neck in the fall. He was already dead when an emergency doctor arrived.Police in Styria are meanwhile investigating after hunters discovered a putrid corpse in woodlands outside the town of Bärnbach last weekend.