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SAR Locates Deceased Man near Beaver Lake
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 14, 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
DARRINGTON, Wash. – The Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) team located a 64 year-old Marysville man deceased in a wooded area off Mountain Loop Highway near Beaver Lake. Just after 8 a.m. SAR received a report of an abandoned vehicle near milepost 43. Deputies checked the residence of the vehicle’s registered owner and he was not home. A SAR K9 team and SAR Man Trackers responded to the location of the abandoned vehicle and began a ground search of the area.
Just before 9 a.m. SAR located the 64 year-old male approximately half a mile from his vehicle in a wooded area. It is believed the adult male became disoriented, walked off trail and fell down a steep embankment.
Identification of the decedent, as well as cause and manner will come from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.