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SAR Continues Search at Vesper Peak for Missing Hiker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  August 8, 2018

CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Communications Specialist, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
Courtney.O’Keefe@snoco.org, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. –Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) personnel continue to search this morning for missing hiker, 27 year-old Samantha Sayers, who did not return from her day hike at Vesper Peak last Wednesday, August 1.

SNOHAWK10, Everett Mountain Rescue, Snohomish County Volunteer SAR and several SAR K9 teams continue to search at Vesper Peak today. UAS (Drones) from King County are also on scene assisting in the search operation.

Last night, two Mountain Rescue teams and two groups of Sheriff’s Office SAR personnel stayed on the mountain overnight and resumed search efforts early this morning.

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