- First body spotted on Monday just 1,000 feet from Pico de Orizaba's peak
- Search party found second corpse as they tried to recover the first skull
- People in Spain and Germany call hoping their relatives have been found
- But authorities believe the two bodies are those of a Mexican expedition
- Dense fog has prevented either of the two bodies being removed so far
A Mexican search party looking for a frozen body after climbers spotted a frozen skull have stumbled across a second mummified corpse on the country's highest mountain.
The original skull had been seen just 1,000 feet (310 metres) from the peak of the 5,610-metre Pico de Orizaba on Monday.
But when the 12 local civil protection mountaineers climbed to the top of mountain, which sits a five hour drive from Mexico City and is also known as the Citlaltepetl volcano, they made a second gruesome discovery.
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'It was impossible to conduct the rescue this time. Fog prevented the work,' Navarro said, adding that only two of the climbers were able to reach the location of the bodies.
It is hoped the recovery effort will resume at some point today with the help of a helicopter.
The bodies will then be taken to the Puebla state prosecutor's office to undergo DNA identification tests.The second body was just 500ft away, and was also frozen and mummified, near the mountain in central Puebla state
The bodies will then be taken to the Puebla state prosecutor's office to undergo DNA identification tests