Body of missing hunter discovered in El Dorado County
January 18, 2012
El Dorado Hills - Cameron Park News
EL DORADO COUNTY, CA - The body of a hunter, who was missing
since Tuesday, was found Wednesday morning about 500 to 1,000 yards
from where he disappeared by a search and rescue ground crew.
The man had been squirrel hunting with his friends, ate lunch,
then separated from the group to find a different hunting location
when he disappeared, El Dorado County Sheriff's Lt. Bryan Golmitz
His friends reported him missing around 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday when
they couldn't find him.
El Dorado County deputies assembled a search party of around 25
to 30 people. Mounted units, off-road vehicles and K-9 units all
scoured a two-mile radius through the night in frigid temperatures,
The hunter, described as an Asian man in his 50's, was found
around 9:30 a.m. wearing his hunting gear about 300 yards down a
Authorities are not releasing the man's name.
Golmitz said detectives are investigating to figure out what
happened and waiting for the autopsy results.
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