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    Body of missing snowshoer found on Mount Rainier

    March 13, 2018

    SEATTLE (AP) — The body of a missing snowshoer has been recovered at Mount Rainier National Park.

    Mount Rainier National Park officials say the man’s body was located Tuesday morning at about the 4,500-foot level in the Nisqually drainage below Paradise.

    Officials say the man was reported missing Monday after he separated from his partner while descending from the Muir Snowfield.

    A search began Monday evening and resumed Tuesday morning.

    The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office will identify the man and determine his cause and manner of death.

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