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SAR Continues Search for Missing Hiker at Vesper Peak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  August 21, 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. – The Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) and Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue (SCVSAR) continue to search for missing hiker, Samantha Sayers, who did not return from her day hike at Vesper Peak on Wednesday, August 1.

This morning, the Sheriff’s Office helicopter, SNOHAWK10, is transporting a K-9 team and supporting personnel to the top of Vesper Peak to follow up on their search efforts last Saturday, August 18. This K-9 appeared to show some interest on the southeast side of the peak during the search operation on Saturday. This area is being searched again today.

If anyone has information about Sayers whereabouts, or saw her during her hike on Wednesday, August 1, please call 911.

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