Sacramento man dies during squirrel hunting expedition in Butte Co.
January 16, 2012
By Edith Sumaquial, News10.net
BUTTE COUNTY, CA- Ving Moua, a 53-year-old Sacramento resident,
died at the French Creek area of Butte County during a squirrel
hunting expedition Saturday morning.
During the expedition, the Moua was heard calling out for help by
his family. he was found lying unresponsive on a steep hill
appearing to have fallen down. The family members had to hike out to
a different area because their cell phones did not have any
According to Sgt. David Bottom, with the Butte Co. Sheriff's
Office, the family was able to obtain cell phone reception but did
not know where their current location. The Butte County Sheriff's
Office was then contacted to help find the hunting party.
A team comprised of Butte County Search and Rescue, Butte County
Sheriff's Deputies, Fish and Game, US Forest Service and Cal Fire
personnel, and Moua's family, were able to locate Moua who was
pronounced dead at the scene.
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