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Search Continues at Vesper Peak for Missing Hiker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  August 9, 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 today for missing hiker, 27 year-old Samantha Sayers, who did not return from her day hike at Vesper Peak last Wednesday, August 1.

The Sheriff’s Office helicopter, SNOHAWK1, is expected at Vesper Peak this morning to continue air search operations. The Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit is on scene searching the NE part of Spada Lake. Teams are also carefully reviewing the high-definition footage taken yesterday by King County’s UAS (Drones).

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