Climber's body recovered in St. Helens crater

This Jan. 19, 2005 photo released by the USGS, shows an aerial view of Mount St Helens' crater and dome, as seen from the north, showing the ash covering, center, from the Jan.16, 2005, eruption event. The new lava dome building inside the crater of Mount St. Helens in Washington has slowed and become less steady since early October, with some areas of the dome deforming, scientists from the Cascade Volcano Observatory said Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005. ((AP Photo/USGS, John Pallister))

February 16, 2010 4:08:25 PM PST
Authorities say the body of a climber who fell into the crater atop Mount St. Helens has been recovered.