Man dies while searching for treasure

Rosie Vare

A treasure hunter may have given his life in a search for $2 million (£1.5 million) in gold.

Paris Wallace, 52, vanished along a remote stretch of the Rio Grande in New Mexico.

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He's the latest victim in the search for a chest full of treasure which an eccentric millionaire named Forrest Fenn says he buried seven years ago in the Rocky Mountains.

Fenn wrote clues to where the treasure was buried in his book, 'The Thrill of the Chase.'

Thousands have become obsessed with the finding the loot.